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No, not the penny-ante conspiracy Hillary Clinton first floated back in the 90s.

He should stop wasting his time taunting Rick Perry with penny-ante bets and put his lucre to good use.

We laugh a good deal, we joke, we play the eternal penny ante, and possibly the letters come.

The limit was set at ten cents, and it was to be a regular penny ante game.

Its nothing but penny-ante, with a ten-cent limit; just enough to make it interesting, you know.

I'm goin' to be settin' in at a little penny-ante in Elmer Rogers' back room over to the Centre.

“You can say anything you like to me, Miss Penny Ante,” he replied encouragingly.


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On this page you'll find 114 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to penny-ante, such as: base, casual, cheap, contemptible, frivolous, and inconsequent.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.