ha'porth

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Northern British English, from British English half-penny’s worth, often used in the phrase “daft ha’porth”.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ha'porth (plural ha'porths)

  1. (UK) Halfpennyworth.
  2. (UK, slang) A silly or foolish person.
  3. (UK, slang) A thing of little value.