American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of twopence.
- n. UK, informal, dated Two pence (in pre- or post-decimalisation currency).
- n. UK, idiomatic Opinion.
- n. UK, slang Vulva or vagina.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A former U.K. silver coin; a U.K. bronze decimal coin worth two pennies.
- n. a former United Kingdom silver coin; United Kingdom bronze decimal coin worth two pennies
“I calls tuppence uncommon cheap to be warm for so many hours. ”
“Meat: The weekly meat ration is allowed to cost 1/2d, and the "tuppence" is supposed to be corned meat.”
“It's to be hoped as none of 'em won't meet their deaths out there among the sands this fearful night," she added, as Ned took the glass from her, and deposited his "tuppence" in the tray in payment therefor.”
“Add the vagueness that comes from (albeit excellent) translation, and the fact that the translation would occasionally cut off for a second because my mic seemed to be interfering with my headphones, and I sort of didn't want to be throwing in my tuppence-worth based on miscomprehension of the points being made by others.”
“Sure to encourage others to put in their tuppence worth?”
“She's not worth tuppence on it if any kind of a sea kicks up, and it's ripe for a nor'wester any moment now.”
“Would be great to hear the input and suggestions of subs and copy editors, or go to the wiki and add your tuppence worth there.”
“Why it's still going The warm, buttery plots and familiar, approachable cast remind older viewers of the days when they could buy a pint for tuppence ha'penny and still have change for a misjudged June Whitfield cameo.”
“If you have a moment, would you also give me your ‘tuppence’ worth of advice please?”
“Samantha Bee offers her 'tuppence' for the royal nuptials.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘tuppence’.
This started out as a Scrabble list, so I'm personally limiting myself to listing words which are acceptable in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, but go ahead and list whatever you can find...
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
I find these to be inherently funny.
Monetary units and other words that mean money. Other financial words are allowed too, as long as they're principally about money. Get it, principally? I kill me.
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"All the words and phrases included in this guide are those that have been used by patients during consultations and have been included to assi...
coins, paper, cards and more
A companion list to Name Suggestions for Even Bigger SUVs and Trucks. :-)
Sounds best when you preface each word with "the."
Looking for tweets for tuppence.