Definition of pennyworth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpeniwɜːθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpeniwɜːrθ//
[singular] (old-fashioned, British English)
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  • as much as you can buy with a penny; a small amount of something
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    put in your two pennyworth (also put in your two penn’orth) (both British English) (North American English put in your two cents’ worth)
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    (informal) to give your opinion about something, even if other people do not want to hear it

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