catchpenny catchpenny

Definition(s):

  • (adj) designed to sell quickly without concern for quality

Usage(s):

  1. A catchpenny job for easy-mark audiences, Made in Heaven! largely treats the war between the sexes at soap-opera level.
  2. Star Spangled Virgin's catchpenny title covers a thinly disguised series of relief case histories.
  3. One notable departure from big fair tradition that was planned is the absence of a midway, with its cooch dancers, catchpenny games and garish gadgetry.

News

  1. Open house to benefit charity draws shopping crowd

    Jeff Krage – For Shaw Media People wait outside Monday for the opening of the Catchpenny Resale Shop open house in Barrington. It was one of three open houses held each year. Proceeds benefit Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.
    on March 28, 2014     Source: Huntley Farmside

  2. pen house to benefit charity draws shopping crowd

    Jeff Krage – For Shaw Media People wait outside Monday for the opening of the Catchpenny Resale Shop open house in Barrington. It was one of three open houses held each year. Proceeds benefit Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital.
    on March 28, 2014     Source: Huntley Farmside

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