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Correct spelling: penny

Definition of penny:

( used in combination) priced as indicated; "` penny' is a combining form in such expressions as ` sixpenny cakes'"

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.



Origin: Greek

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.

Sounds Like: Peony, Benny, Penna.

Variants: Pennie, Penee, Pennee, Penney.

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.

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