catchpenny


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
See: tawdry
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Catchpenny has a green coleoptile, juvenile plants have a prostrate growth habit, leaves are glabrous, auricles are translucent, collars are closed, and anthocyanin is absent.
Much of what he experienced is still echoed by visitors to the falls: "There is every appearance that the spectacle you have come so far to see is to be choked in the horribly vulgar shops and booths and catchpenny artifices which have pushed and elbowed to within the very spray of the Falls, and ply their importunities in shrill competition with its thunder.
16 and a concert night featuring Boogie Wonderland and Catchpenny on Saturday, Sept.
Catchpenny Resale Shoppe, an enterprise of the Volunteer Auxiliary at Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, will formally thank the Huttinger family and GFX International on Monday, March 12, for helping to breathe new life into the downtown Barrington store.
Purists might wince at the catchpenny modulations which crowned so many of these songs in such sequential proximity, but no-one could fail to admire the amazing expertise of the CBSO players as these numbers tumbled from their instruments with such dedicated professionalism.
30 Catchpenny DOUBLE: Australia Day and Calusa Caldera
Aside from the posh revivals of classics which appeared now and then in venues like the Comedie Francaise, he described a scene dominated by triviality, silliness, and generally catchpenny rubbish.
With the catchpenny prurience of La Religieuse to his name Diderot, the 'plain man' and pictorial Levite or Leavisite of his day, raged against Boucher in 1765 as a frivolous libertine with 'the imagination of a man who spends his time with the basest whores'.
You won't be able to resist hilarious Bill Nighy as ageing rock star Billy Mack, supported by his long-suffering manager (Gregor Fisher), trying to make a comeback with his catchpenny Yule version of Love Is All Around.
Tom feels a special affinity to George, though his own group, Catchpenny, trailed some way behind the Beatles in the popularity stakes.
Catchpenny, a hot, young Minnesota band gaining nationwide acclaim, will rock the crowd, along with The Phones, a popular 1980's band from the Twin Cities that has recently re-united.
It is unlikely you would ever find any Bach Choir in the country performing catchpenny crowd-pleasers such as Carmina Burana and African Sanctus.