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Definition of penny:

  1. Pennies or Pence, the former to denote the number of coins, the latter the amount of pennies in value.
  2. A copper coin, the twelfth part of a shilling; a small sum; money; a denarius.

Common misspellings for penny:

  • peny (47%)
  • pennys (21%)
  • peeny (11%)
  • pennie (9%)
  • pennt (4%)
  • openny (4%)
  • penn (2%)
  • enny (2%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Penny \p(en)-ny\

Origin:
Greek
Details:
Penny as a girl's name is pronounced PEN-nee. It is of English origin. Short form of Penelope (Greek) "weaver" also used as an independent name mostly in the 20th century.
Meaning:
Peony, Benny, Penna.
Variants:
Pennie, Penee, Pennee, Penney.

Google Ngram Viewer results for penny:

This graph shows how "penny" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for penny:

  1. Upon this, poor Dick said he had nothing but a cat, which he bought for a penny that was given him.
  2. Here's one for you, master, to help your dear penny- worth, and I'll send the other to my mother to see whether she be dead or alive, for she's always angry I don't write to her.
  3. And the desire on the part of the public for their possession is now so great that about sixty times their original price is readily given- that is, what originally was sold for one penny, now frequently fetches five shillings, and sometimes more.

Quotes for penny:

  1. I'm sort of in for a penny, in for a pound with Star Trek, It's my life at this point. To deny it would just be foolish. - Jonathan Frakes
  2. I've never had a penny through oil deals and no one has produced a shred of evidence that I have. - George Galloway
  3. Obviously, there has to be a profound change in direction. Otherwise, interest on the national debt will start eating up virtually every penny that we have. - Bobby Scott
  4. Well, first of all, I'm worth every penny. - Howard Stern
  5. I started this foundation when I was diagnosed. It was established for one reason, and that was to try to find a cure for MS. Every penny, 100% of the public donations that come into this are given back out in the form of grants to colleges and researchers around the world. - Montel Williams

Idioms for penny:

  1. be two/ ten a penny, at be a dime a dozen
  2. in for a penny ( in for a pound)
  3. turn up like a bad penny
  4. be ten/ two a penny
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