Definition of toonie in English:

toonie

Syllabification: too·nie
Pronunciation: /ˈto͞onē
 
/
(also twoonie)

noun

Canadian informal
  • The Canadian two-dollar coin.
    More example sentences
    • But one Canadian toonie is all you're gonna get.
    • To fit his mood, the December skies rumbled and started to rain, leaving Darien standing outside alone, wet, and fingering the toonie Alison had kicked under his desk in his pocket.
    • Alison noticed that he didn't use the toonie she had given him to pay for his cappuccino but with a five-dollar bill.

Origin

after loonie.

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