[pen-ee-an-tee] /ˈpɛn iˈæn ti/
involving a trifling sum of money; small in amount:
a penny-ante investment.
inconsiderable; minor; small-time.
Cards. a game of poker in which the ante or basic bet is one cent.
Informal. any business arrangement or transaction involving a trifling or paltry sum of money.
“cheap, trivial,” 1935; extended from use in reference to poker played for insignificant stakes (1855), from penny + ante.
: I despised his penny-ante ideas
A trivial transaction; a cheap offer, arrangement, etc (1935+)
[fr the minimal ante required in a cheap poker game]
noun 1. an amusement hall or area that contains coin-operated entertainment devices, originally operated for a penny a play. noun 1. (mainly US) a public place with various coin-operated machines for entertainment; amusement arcade
- Penny black
noun 1. the first adhesive postage stamp, issued in Britain in 1840; an imperforate stamp bearing the profile of Queen Victoria on a dark background
/ˈpɛnɪˌbɔɪ/ noun 1. (Irish, slang) an employee whose duties include menial tasks, such as running errands
[pen-ee-kres] /ˈpɛn iˌkrɛs/ noun 1. any of several plants belonging to herbs of the genus Thlaspi, of the mustard family, especially T. arvense, of Europe, bearing somewhat round, flat pods. /ˈpɛnɪˌkrɛs/ noun 1. any of several plants of the genus Thlaspi of temperate Eurasia and North America, typically having small white or mauve flowers and […]