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Definition of "tuppenny-ha'penny" [tuppenny-ha'penny]

  • Very cheap. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tuppenny-ha'penny" in a sentence
  • "Our trains were light tuppenny-ha'penny things; now our rail facilities have gone up enormously, hundreds fold."
  • "You stand there talking about your tuppenny-ha'penny job as if it mattered a cent whether you kept it or not."
  • "One or two decent people, but the majority mid-Victorian, without a blessed notion except the price of mealies, who quarrel about nothing half the time, and talk tuppenny-ha'penny scandal the rest."