What is another word for twopenny-halfpenny?

70 synonyms found


[ tˈuːpənˌihˈɑːfpənˌi], [ tˈuːpənˌihˈɑːfpənˌi], [ t_ˈuː_p_ə_n_ˌi_h_ˈɑː_f_p_ə_n_ˌi]

Twopenny-halfpenny is a term used to describe something that is considered cheap or of low value. Some synonyms for this term include bargain basement, low-priced, economical, meager, mediocre, shabby, and inferior. Other alternative words could be subpar, second-rate, substandard, or third-rate. These words convey the idea of not being good enough or of being of poor quality. They can also suggest something that is not worth much or is not very important. In general, these synonyms describe things that are less than satisfactory, often implying a lack of quality or value.

How to use "Twopenny-halfpenny" in context?

When people think of coins, sometimes the first thing that comes to mind is a penny. And although that's technically true, over the years the coin has been around in a variety of shapes and sizes. One such coin is the twopenny-halfpenny.

Originally, the twopenny-halfpenny was made up of two copper coins that were half the size of a penny. This original design fell out of popularity, so starting in 1793, the coin was redesigned to its current form- a copper penny with an alloy ring around it.

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