Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Valued at, selling for, or worth sixpence.
  • adj. Of little worth; paltry.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Worth six pennies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of the value of, or costing, sixpence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Worth or costing sixpence: as, a sixpenny loaf.
  • Hence, paltry; petty; cheap; worthless.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of trifling worth

Etymologies

six +‎ penny (Wiktionary)

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