Translation of catchpenny in Spanish:

catchpenny

barato, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈkɛtʃˌpɛni//ˈkatʃpɛni/

adjective

dated

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    (newspaper/novel) barato
    (novel/newspaper) de tres al cuarto
    • As I have remarked before, you should not be put off by the catchpenny title.
    • Don't let your lip curl at the catchpenny title - the book contains much that would be of value to any writer.
    • Indeed, by this time I'd gone off his work in a big way, largely because of his sonnets, which I thought were atrocious and boring, somewhat catchpenny.
    • ‘She is an example of a well-known phenomenon of people who almost consciously write catchpenny entertainment they know is well beneath them,’ he said.