pennyworth


pennyworth

noun

  1. as much as may be bought for a penny.
  2. a small quantity.
  3. a bargain.

noun

  1. the amount that can be bought for a penny
  2. a small amounthe hasn’t got a pennyworth of sense

n.Old English peningwurð; see penny + worth (adj.). Figurative of “small amount” from mid-14c.

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