HyperDic: penny

English > 2 senses of the word penny:
NOUNquantitypennya fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom
possessionpenny, cent, centimea coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit
penny > pronunciation
Soundspeh'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > penny: 2 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA fractional monetary unit of Ireland and the United Kingdom; equal to one hundredth of a pound.
Part ofBritish pound, pound, British pound sterling, pound sterling, quidThe basic unit of money in Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Irish pound, Irish punt, punt, poundformerly the basic unit of money in Ireland
Broaderfractional monetary unit, subunitA monetary unit that is valued at a fraction (usually one hundredth) of the basic monetary unit
Spanishpenique
Catalanpenic
English > penny: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA coin worth one-hundredth of the value of the basic unit.
Synonymscent, centime
NarrowercopperA copper penny
new pennyA coin used in Great Britain since 1971 worth one hundredth of a pound
BroadercoinA flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
Spanishcentavo, céntimo, penique
Catalancentau, cèntim, penic

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