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Meaning of "tuppenny-ha'penny" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY

tuppenny-ha'penny  [ˈtʌpənɪˈheɪpnɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tuppenny-Ha'penny is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY


halfpenny
ˈheɪpnɪ
ha´penny
ˈheɪpnɪ
jeepney
ˈdʒiːpnɪ
stepney
ˈstɛpnɪ
thrupenny
ˈθrʌpnɪ
thruppenny
ˈθrʌpnɪ
twopenny-halfpenny
ˈtʌpənɪˈheɪpnɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY

tup
Tupamaro
tupek
tupelo
Tupi
Tupi-Guarani
Tupi-Guaranian
Tupian
tupik
tuple
Tupolev
tupped
tuppence
tuppenny
Tupperware
tupping
tupuna
Tupungato
tuque
turacin

WORDS THAT END LIKE TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY

a bad penny
a pretty penny
catchpenny
eightpenny
fivepenny
fourpenny
jenny
lickpenny
new penny
penny
pinchpenny
scrapepenny
sixpenny
spend a penny
tenpenny
threepenny
truepenny
tuppenny
twalpenny
two a penny
twopenny

Synonyms and antonyms of tuppenny-ha'penny in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «tuppenny-ha'penny» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY

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

Translator English - Chinese

tuppenny - Ha´Penny休
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tuppenny - ha´penny
570 millions of speakers

English

tuppenny-ha´penny
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

tuppenny - ha´penny
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

tuppenny - ha´penny
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Tuppenny - Ha´penny
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Tuppenny - ha´penny
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

tuppenny-ha´penny
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Tuppenny - ha´penny
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tuppenny-ha´penny
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tuppenny - ha´penny
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

tuppenny - ha´penny
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

tuppenny - 반 페니
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tuppenny-ha´penny
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tuppenny - ha´penny
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

tuppenny-ha´penny
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

टुपन्नी-हॅपेनी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iki kuruşluk-Ha´penny
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Tuppenny - ha´penny
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Tuppenny - ha´penny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Tuppenny - Ha´penny
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tuppenny - Ha´penny
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Tuppenny - ha´penny
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

tuppenny - ha´penny
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Tuppenny - Ha´penny
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Tuppenny - ha´penny
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tuppenny-ha'penny

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY»

The term «tuppenny-ha'penny» is normally little used and occupies the 134.587 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about tuppenny-ha'penny

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY»

Discover the use of tuppenny-ha'penny in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tuppenny-ha'penny and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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"His Excellency": An Entirely Original Comic Opera in Two Acts
This tuppenny ha'penny lump of spite ! A.ll. This tuppenny ha'penny, tuppenny ha' penny, This tuppenny ha'penny lumo of spite! Christina comes forward. RECIT. — Christina. Be comforted — his downfall I foresee, All who exceed the bounds ...
Osmond Carr, 1814
2
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Ex public-house j. tuppenny, n See twopenny. tuppenny-ha'penny. Inferior; insignificant: urban coll.:— 1909 (Ware). The S.E. form (twopenny-halfpenny) is much earlier. Tupper. 'A commonplace honest bore': Society coll.: ca. 1842—90. ( Ware ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
3
Why?: Why Evil? Why Suffering? Why Death?
young, I used to play 'tuppenny ha'penny football'. The 'ball' was a small coin, the two 'footballers' were larger coins. I and my opponent took turns to flick our footballer-coin with our pocket combs so as to hit the ball-coin - aiming of course to ...
Russell Stannard, 2003
4
The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional ...
24, 1968 twopenny-farthing adjective of little worth, unimportant UK A devaluation of TUPPENNY HA'PENNY. • Mr Romeo Roberts here, with his blazers and his knife-edge crease and his la-de-da talk. A twopenny-farthing commercial traveller ...
Eric Partridge, Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor, 2006
5
Bernard Shaw and Nancy Astor
Rather funny, I think, that Dulanty, the Irish High Commissioner, calls the Shaw Society 'a tuppenny ha'penny affair.' Yours sincerely Blanche Patch An examination of the Evening Standard for this period has not revealed exacdy what Blanche ...
Bernard Shaw, J. P. Wearing, Viscountess Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor Astor, 2005
6
The Wild Man
'You want your tuppenny ha'penny broom back, Joey?' Joe made another grab. Bob was too quick For him. 'You want your tuppenny ha'penny broom and a pitch like me and Charlie got?' The dog was giving his shrill little bark now. 53 ALEC.
Mark Barratt, 2012
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The First 'Women in Love'
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D. H. Lawrence, John Worthen, Lindeth Vasey, 2002
8
A Coat of Varnish
He was being tipped for office, which was worse. The scandal sheets were also tipping him as a candidate for financial shenanigans, which was worst of all. ' Nothing but a tuppenny-ha'penny crook,' said Lady Ashbrook, on no evidence at all, ...
C. P. Snow, 2000
9
Blackmailing the Society Bride (Mills & Boon M&B) (Jet-Set ...
'Five hundred, five thousand, or five—frankly, my dear, I don't give a tuppenny ha' penny damn how many guests there are. All I care about is that you're there, Lucy .' 'Because you're nearly thirty-five and you want an heir?' She held her breath, ...
Penny Jordan, 2011
10
Silvertown: The Lost Story of a Strike That Shook London and ...
Decimalization has meant that we are in danger of losing some marvelous popular expressions such as “tuppenny ha'penny” for something commonplace as well as a small sum of money. Calculating how much sums of money from the time ...
John Tully, 2014

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TUPPENNY-HA'PENNY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tuppenny-ha'penny is used in the context of the following news items.
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Giles Coren: 'One morning in 1743 I wake up and we're in the …
I don't know about you, but these tuppenny-ha'penny celebrities penning their life story when they're barely out of their teens make me laugh. And as for that ... «Time Out London, Mar 15»
2
Malaysian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton hoping his car completes the …
But as he engraved his name in history, the 29-year-old is praying another tuppenny-ha'penny problem will not halt his £200million Mercedes winning machine ... «Mirror.co.uk, Mar 14»
3
50 Cent weight loss: Rapper loses 4 stone for new movie role …
50 Cent looks more like tuppenny-ha'penny in these shocking pictures posted on his Twitter page. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Pinterest ... «Mirror.co.uk, May 10»

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