fourpenny vs threepenny what difference

what is difference between fourpenny and threepenny

English

Etymology

From four +‎ penny

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfɔːpəni/

Adjective

fourpenny (not comparable)

  1. (dated) Costing fourpence.

Derived terms

  • fourpenny nail

Noun

fourpenny (plural fourpennies)

  1. A coin or stamp worth fourpence.


English

Etymology

three +‎ penny

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈθɹʌpəni/

Adjective

threepenny (not comparable)

  1. Having a value or cost of threepence.
  2. Of little worth; mean; vulgar.

Derived terms

  • threepenny bit

Noun

threepenny (plural threepennies)

  1. A stamp worth three pence.

See also

  • triobolar

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