Definition of loonie in English:


Syllabification: loon·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͞onē

noun (plural loonies)

Canadian informal
A Canadian one-dollar coin, introduced in 1987.
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  • A loonie is a Canadian one dollar coin, on which is pictured a common loon.
  • I supposed it was good that he'd paid because I only had a loonie and a dime in my pocket.
  • The value of the loonie discouraged 17 per cent of Canadians from travelling outside the country while one per cent did not know or refused to answer.

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cash 1 die 2 dime drachma farthing

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