Translation of "penny" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpen·i/ pennies

B1 a coin with a value of 1/100 of a pound or a dollar

There are 100 pence in a pound.

(Translation of “penny” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈpeni/ (plurals pence /pens/, pence)

in British currency, the hundredth part of £1

penique, centavo
It costs seventy-five pence
Oranges, 12p each.

in certain countries, a coin of low value.


the value of such a coin.

penniless adjective

very poor; with little or no money

sin un duro, pelado, en números rojos
a penniless old man.

(Translation of “penny” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)