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Definition of "tenpenny" [ten•pen•ny]

  • Having a value or cost of tenpence. (adjective)

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Use "tenpenny" in a sentence
  • "I asked Papi why they are called tenpenny, eightpenny, an' sixpenny darters, an' he said it was 'cause they looked like nails an' that nails used to be sold by the pennyweight."
  • "This is explained as meaning that "tenpenny" nails, for example, cost tenpence a hundred."
  • ""tenpenny" points, with only the miserable consolation that the company were not honest."
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