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tuppence worth (plural tuppence worths)

  1. (British, dated) Two pennies' worth; goods or services with a value of two pennies.
    Coordinate terms: halfpennyworth, pennyworth
    I bought a tuppence worth of humbugs
  2. (British, idiomatic, colloquial) One's opinion or thoughts.
    Synonyms: halfpennyworth, pennyworth, two pennies' worth; (US origin) two cents, two cents' worth
    That's just my tuppenceworth; you can believe what you like.
  3. (British, idiomatic, colloquial) A small amount.
    Synonyms: halfpennyworth, pennyworth; see also Thesaurus:modicum
    He had only a tuppence worth of success.

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