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  • as inpetty
  • as ininconsiderable
  • as ingame of chance

synonyms for penny ante

  • frivolous
  • lesser
  • minor
  • narrow-minded
  • base
  • inessential
  • inferior
  • junior
  • light
  • little
  • lower
  • peanut
  • scratch
  • secondary
  • shallow
  • shoestring
  • slight
  • small
  • subordinate
  • trifling
  • casual
  • cheap
  • contemptible
  • inconsequent
  • inconsiderable
  • irrelevant
  • measly
  • negligible
  • nickel-and-dime
  • niggling
  • paltry
  • penny-ante
  • pettifogging
  • picayune
  • piddling
  • shabby
  • small-minded
  • two-bit
  • unimportant

antonyms for penny ante

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  • greater
  • major
  • big
  • enormous
  • first-class
  • first-rate
  • great
  • huge
  • immense
  • important
  • large
  • significant
  • superior
  • consequential
  • necessary
  • prominent
  • useful
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      How to use penny ante in a sentence

      In 1603 it was ordered that one quart of best ale, or two of small, should be sold for one penny.
      SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
      Since the end of 1847, not a penny has come into his own pocket either through piano-playing and conducting, or through teaching.
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      A system of supplying school-children with penny dinners is the latest philanthropic movement.
      SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
      Cert ante hoc tempus vix vnquam Gallis vacatum fuit conuertdis incolarum ad Christum animis.
      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
      Nam Sacerdos ille, qui huc ante nos aduenerat, nostro statim adutu in Galliam sua ipse sponte & pro veteri desiderio remigrauit.
      THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
      In the same year he also manufactured two million penny tokens for our soldiers in Spain, which were not forbidden.
      SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
      The penny at that time was equal to a shilling of the present day, and would, relatively, purchase as much.
      SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
      The commissioners were unanimously of opinion it was a good fifteen-penny copy of the defendant's countenance.
      THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
      The jury handed down the verdict that the parsons were entitled to their back pay but awarded damages of one penny to each parson.
      HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
      Send out your invitations by a servant, or man hired for the purpose; do not trust them to despatch or penny post.
      THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
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      WORDS RELATED TO PENNY ANTE

      • bingo
      • bridge
      • canasta
      • craps
      • crazy eights
      • gambling game
      • gin
      • gin rummy
      • lottery
      • lotto
      • penny ante
      • pinochle
      • poker
      • roulette
      • twenty-one
      • wheel of fortune
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