Adjective "catchpenny" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Having a cheap superficial attractiveness designed to encourage quick sales.
  1. 'Don't let your lip curl at the catchpenny title - the book contains much that would be of value to any writer.'
  2. '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.'


1. made to sell readily at a low price, regardless of value or use. noun, plural catchpennies.

2. something that is catchpenny.

More examples(as adjective)

"titles can be catchpenny."

"fashions can be catchpenny."

"enterpriseslikes can be catchpenny."