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Meaning of DIME

Pronunciation:  dIm

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar
  2. [adj]  costing 10 dollars; slang for the price of unlawful drugs; "a dime bag"

DIME is a 4 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: priced
 See Also: coin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dime\, n. [F. d[^i]me tithe, OF. disme, fr. L. decimus the
tenth, fr. decem ten. See {Decimal}.]
A silver coin of the United States, of the value of ten
cents; the tenth of a dollar.

{Dime novel}, a novel, commonly sensational and trashy, which
   is sold for a dime, or ten cents.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: buck, C, cartwheel, cent, century, C-note, copper, dollar, dollar bill, fifty cents, fin, fish, five cents, five hundred dollars, five-dollar bill, five-hundred-dollar bill, fiver, five-spot, four bits, frogskin, G, G-note, grand, half a C, half dollar, half G, half grand, hundred-dollar bill, iron man, mill, nickel, penny, quarter, red cent, sawbuck, silver dollar, skin, smacker, ten cents, tenner, ten-spot, thousand dollars, thousand-dollar bill, twenty-dollar bill, twenty-five cents, two bits, two-dollar bill, two-spot, yard