Penny - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit (syn: cent, centime)
The bus fare is 80 pence.
A loaf of bread costs 70p.
I've only got a few pennies left.
Mother gave the beggar 20 pence.
A penny saved is a penny gained. посл.
A penny soul never came to twopence. посл.
In for a penny, in for a pound. посл.
He stopped to pick up a penny.
...you're getting married without a penny to your name—a pretty story forsooth!...
I haven't a penny to bless myself with.
You must have paid for your coat a pretty penny.
Whereas he had received a very handsome fortune with his wife, he had now spent every penny of it.
His ex-wife clearly intends to bleed him for every last penny.
His family had cast him off without a penny.
You won't get a penny out of Jack - he's very close with his money.