Traducción de halfpennyworth en Español:


medio penique, n.

(British ha'p'orth)

Pronunciación /ˈheɪpəθ//ˈheɪpnɪˌwərθ//ˈheɪpnɪˌwəθ//ˌhæfˈpɛniˌwərθ/



  • 1

    (amount bought with halfpenny)
    medio penique masculino
    • I then carried home my provision, and eat some more cheese with the other roll, and a halfpennyworth of apples by way of relish, and took a drink of water.
    • Prisoners' allowance was: debtors, three halfpennyworth of bread a day; felons, three halfpennyworth of bread and halfpenny in money every day (weight of threepenny loaf in January, 1775, 1lb. 14 ½ ounces); garnish prohibited.
    • Near adjoining to this abbey, on the south side thereof, was some time a farm belonging to the said nunnery, at which farm I myself, in my youth, have fetched many a halfpennyworth of milk.
    • ‘We never got a ha'porth's change of 'im’ - that is, we had to pay the full price for everything.
    • Mary Ann Chapman threw a halfpenny on the table and said ‘Go and get a halfpennyworth of soap.’
  • 2coloquial, anticuado

    (small amount)
    pizca femenino coloquial
    it doesn't make a halfpennyworth of difference no cambia ni pizca las cosas coloquial