Main definitions of a bad penny always turns up in English

: a bad penny always turns up1a bad penny always turns up2

a bad penny always turns up1

phrase

Main definitions of a bad penny always turns up in English

: a bad penny always turns up1a bad penny always turns up2

a bad penny always turns up2

phrase

proverb
  • Someone or something unwelcome will always reappear or return.

    ‘‘She's always turning up.’ Like a bad penny, Clare thought viciously’
    • ‘Of course, it has been said that a bad penny always turns up again.’
    • ‘"A bad penny always turns up," said my grandmother the day I was born.’
    • ‘Now, now, a bad penny always turns up somewhere.’