Definitions

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

  • adj. Chiefly British Variant of twopenny.

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  • adj. Literally, worth tuppence (two pence); of little value or status.

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Examples

  • Get it into your heads that no-one here votes Liebour, or cares a tuppenny toss what becomes of the post-election Liebour party.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister?

  • The four novels appears to be of the original texts, with tuppenny bus fairs intact, which is something all readers should appreciate.

    The Best of Jennings

  • However, that's a far cry from the Shenandoah, but before I tell you about J.B. I must make one thing clear, for my own credit and good name's sake, and it's this:.! care not one tuppenny hoot about slavery, and never did.

    THE NUMBERS

  • In dese eeeknonoming hard tymez, u only kwalifiez fur deh tuppenny loanā€¦.

    finished painting - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • It seemed incredible, like something from the tuppenny papers, like the sergeant saying my wound was "just a scratch."

    Farthing

  • Well, gee - thanks for that tuppenny psychoanalysis...

    Loose norms.

  • They couldn't give a tuppenny toss about the glorification of terrorism; if they think about it at all, they think its wrong.

    'An open invitation to abuse their power'

  • At least 98% of readers don't give a tuppenny whatsit who publishes the books they read.

    More on children's books; and branding

  • Not the tuppenny social world of present mankind: but the genuine world, full of life and eternal creative surprises, including of course destructive surprises: since destruction is part of creation.

    Kangaroo

  • But you're out there all the hours God sends on tuppenny-ha 'penny burglaries and car thefts.

    The Distant Echo

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