Definition from zikkir, the free dictionary
- IPA: /ˈpɛnɪz/
- (US) SAMPA:/pE.niz/
- Plural form of penny.
- An unspecified, but very small amount of money. (It costs only pennies per day.)
- This is the plural used when referring to several coins each worth one penny (in any currency), as in I have one tenpence coin and three pennies or I have one dime and three pennies. When referring to a sum of British money, the correct plural is pence, as in These apples are twenty pence each.