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Meaning of "threepenny" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THREEPENNY

threepenny  [ˈθrɛpənɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THREEPENNY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Threepenny is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES THREEPENNY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of threepenny in the English dictionary

The definition of threepenny in the dictionary is of or relating to a threepenny bit.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THREEPENNY


accompany
əˈkʌmpənɪ
Albany
ˈɔːlbənɪ
Anthony
ˈæntənɪ
Antony
ˈæntənɪ
balcony
ˈbælkənɪ
Bethany
ˈbɛθənɪ
Brittany
ˈbrɪtənɪ
ceremony
ˈsɛrɪmənɪ
colony
ˈkɒlənɪ
company
ˈkʌmpənɪ
ebony
ˈɛbənɪ
felony
ˈfɛlənɪ
Germany
ˈdʒɜːmənɪ
harmony
ˈhɑːmənɪ
mahogany
məˈhɒɡənɪ
symphony
ˈsɪmfənɪ
tenpenny
ˈtɛnpənɪ
testimony
ˈtɛstɪmənɪ
tiffany
ˈtɪfənɪ
Tuscany
ˈtʌskənɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THREEPENNY

three-quarter binding
three-quarter time
three-ring circus
three-sided
three-spined stickleback
three-square
three-way
three-wheeler
threefold
threefoldness
threeness
threep
threepence
threepenceworth
threepenny bit
threepennyworth
threeper
threescore
threescore and ten
threesome

WORDS THAT END LIKE THREEPENNY

a bad penny
a pretty penny
catchpenny
eightpenny
fivepenny
fourpenny
halfpenny
ha´penny
jenny
new penny
penny
pinchpenny
scrapepenny
sixpenny
spend a penny
truepenny
tuppenny
tuppenny-ha´penny
twalpenny
two a penny
twopenny

Synonyms and antonyms of threepenny in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «threepenny» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THREEPENNY

Find out the translation of threepenny to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of threepenny from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «threepenny» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

三毛钱
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tres peniques
570 millions of speakers

English

threepenny
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

threepenny
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البنسات الثلاث
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Трехгрошовая
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

threepenny
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অকিঞ্চিৎকর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quat´sous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Threepenny
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dreigroschen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

3ペンスの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

threepenny
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Threepenny
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giá ba tiền nhỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Threepenny
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तीन पेनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

üç kuruşluk
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

threepenny
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

trzy grosze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Тригрошова
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

de trei parale
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πεντάρας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Skillings
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tolvskillings
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of threepenny

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THREEPENNY»

The term «threepenny» is regularly used and occupies the 72.721 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THREEPENNY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «threepenny» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «threepenny» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about threepenny

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THREEPENNY»

Discover the use of threepenny in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to threepenny and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Kurt Weill: The Threepenny Opera
This is a book on the best known of the Weill-Brecht collaborations which explores the extent and significance of the composer's contribution.
Stephen Hinton, 1990
2
The Threepenny Opera
Satirizes the bourgeois society of the Weimar Republic through the love story between Polly Peachum and "Mack the Knife" Macheath.
Bertolt Brecht, Eric Bentley, 1964
3
Eva's Threepenny Theatre
"This book is a smyth-sewn paperback. The text is typeset in Sabon and printed offset on laid-finish paper making (estimated) 256 pages trimmed to 5.3 × 8.5 inches, bound into a paper cover and enfolded in a letterpress-printed jacket.
Andrew Steinmetz, 2008
4
Threepenny Dreams
Recently widowed, Hannah Firth is still young - young enough to dream of a new life.
Anna Jacobs, 2010
5
Threepenny Memoir: The Lives of a Libertine
The extraordinary life and times of Carl Barat, Libertine.
Carl Barat, 2010
6
Bertolt Brechts "Threepenny Opera" and "Love, Crime and ...
And how has his work, have his ideas made an impression on African theatre makers? Have Brechtian themes ever been of any relevance for African people? These are questions that will be answered in the wake of this investigation.
Lars Germann, 2009
7
'Worth a Threepenny Bit!'
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Yvonne (Pseud.), 2012
8
Little Threepenny Music: For Wind Orchestra - Full Score
A group of resourceful kids start "solution-seekers.com," a website where "cybervisitors" can get answers to questions that trouble them.
Kurt Weill, 2005
9
Understanding Brecht (New Edition)
Eight Years Between the Threepenny Opera and the Threepenny Novel lies an interval of eight years. The new work developed out of the old. But this did not happen in the complex way in which one generally imagines the maturing of a work ...
Walter Benjamin, 2003
10
Commodities of Desire: The Prostitute in Modern German ...
THESE SURPRISING LINES ARE SUNG by the prostitute Jenny in the second act of the Threepenny Opera of 1928. Of course, Brecht did not invent this "Jenny" figure, here also called "Spelunken-Jenny," for she is drawn straight from John ...
Christiane Schönfeld, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THREEPENNY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term threepenny is used in the context of the following news items.
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BWW Reviews: New Line Theatre's Sinister and Sizzling THE …
Originally adapted from John Gay's "The Beggar's Opera" with a writing collective Bertolt Brecht had formed, The Threepenny Opera, with Brecht's lyrics brought ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»
2
A milestone musical comes to New Line Theatre
The descendents of “Threepenny” comprise a major thread in musical theater. In these shows, no one climbs ev'ry mountain or walks on, walks on, with hope in ... «STLtoday.com, May 15»
3
BWW Reviews: THREEPENNY OPERA at Villanova Goes Back to …
Brecht was one of the geniuses of theatre as the airing of the political, and his version of the play, THE THREEPENNY OPERA, transforms the tale of Polly, ... «Broadway World, Apr 15»
4
BWW Reviews: It's Delicious Thievery in A Noise Within's THE …
The first thing you notice when you step into the theater for A Noise Within's THE THREEPENNY OPERA is Frederica Nascimento's stunningly vivid set design. «Broadway World, Feb 15»
5
Stanley Chase, Producer of 'Threepenny Opera,' Dies at 87
Chase went on to produce the Kurt Weill-Bertold Brecht off-Broadway musical “The Threepenny Opera,” and other stage productions including “A Moon for the ... «Variety, Oct 14»
6
'Threepenny Opera' Producer Stanley Chase Dies at 87
Stanley Chase, who produced the legendary 1950s off-Broadway production of The Threepenny Opera that featured the enduring hit song “Mack the Knife,” has ... «Hollywood Reporter, Oct 14»
7
New £1 coin to be based on threepenny bit design
Billed as the most secure coin in the world, and styled on the a 12-sided threepenny bit, the coin is to be put into circulation in 2017. The 30-year-old coin has ... «Gloucestershire Echo, Oct 14»
8
At Signature, 'Threepenny Opera's heart beats strongest with …
It must be said, though, that this “Threepenny,” for all of its theater savvy and strong ensemble work, tends also to feel a little bit tame, and as a result, the musical ... «Washington Post, Apr 14»
9
PHOTO CALL: An Exclusive First Look at Signature Theatre's …
According to the Signature, "The MAX Theatre transforms into London's gritty underworld in this reimagined futuristic dystopia for The Threepenny Opera, an ... «Playbill.com, Apr 14»
10
Theater review: 'Threepenny Opera' not the shocker it used to be
Bradley Greenwald as Macheath and Suzie Juul as Polly Peachum in "The Threepenny Opera" at Southern Theater in Minneapolis. (Courtesy photo: Tony ... «Pioneer Press, Apr 14»

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