What is another word for shove-ha'penny?

4 synonyms found


[ ʃˈʌvhˈapənˌi], [ ʃˈʌvhˈapənˌi], [ ʃ_ˈʌ_v_h_ˈa_p_ə_n_ˌi]

Shove-ha'penny is a traditional English pub game that involves sliding coins along a board towards a designated target. While the game is primarily known by this name, there are several other synonyms that can be used. One such word is "Push-penny," which is commonly used in the United States and harkens back to the game's origins as a pastime played by sailors. Other synonyms include "Shuffleboard" and "Coin shove," but these are typically used to refer to similar games played on larger boards with different rules. Regardless of the name used, shove-ha'penny remains a popular and entertaining pub game that continues to be enjoyed across the world.

Related words: shove-halfpenny, shove pennies, shove-happenny, shove penny, shove penny game, half penny shove

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    How to use "Shove-ha'penny" in context?

    It was a time when people would go out on dates and a person would generally pay for the date. However, if the person was interested in the person they were dating, they would "shove a penny" into the person's date's pocket to help pay for the meal or date. It was generally seen as a sign of interest in the person and was something that was done between friends as well.

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