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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj.- Designed especially to make a ready appeal to the ignorant or unwary through sensationalism or cheapness.

Usage examples (30)
  • catchpenny ornaments
  • All the books I see make me sick -- only catchpenny nonsense.
  • This was no catchpenny coquetry; it was a genuine dread of undue familiarity.
  • As I have remarked before, you should not be put off by the catchpenny title. for more
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