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  • noun

Synonyms for dime

a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar

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street name for a packet of illegal drugs that is sold for ten dollars


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References in classic literature ?
And whilst the nigger stepped to the door to look at the dime and bite it to see if it was good, he whispers to Jim and says:
And he didn't give me the dime, much less the home and stock; so you see, my dear, your father's street-arab career is beset with disappointments.
No, F-l-x, we would not call Treasure Island or the Pilgrim's Progress dime novels.
I s'pose you wondered what his object was in turning himself into a sort of dime museum freak.
I tell thee thou foolish philanthropist that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.
She shook the box again and I dropped a dime into it.
I can borrow a dime from the barber, an' I got enough junk to hock for a blowout.
What is very clear is that you are not the man for the place, and that the sooner you sell out--if you only get a dime a dollar for what the business is worth--the better it will be for you.
They were swindlers and thieves of pennies and dimes, and they had been trapped and put out of the way by the swindlers and thieves of millions of dollars.
In a week or two now, cents, nickels, dimes, quarters, and half-dollars, and also a trifle of gold, would be trickling in thin but steady streams all through the commercial veins of the kingdom, and I looked to see this new blood freshen up its life.
As he opened his eyes and gave out the last hymn he looked at the handful of people, at the scattered pennies and dimes in the contribution box, and reflected that his mission was not only to gather funds for the building of his church, but to keep alive, in all these remote and lonely neighborhoods, that love for the cause which was its only hope in the years to come.
In a large degree it has been the pennies, the nickels, and the dimes which have come from the Sunday-schools, the Christian Endeavour societies, and the missionary societies, as well as from the church proper, that have helped to elevate the Negro at so rapid a rate.
It came to him, in a flash of fancy, that her nature seemed taking on the attributes of stale vegetables, smelly soapsuds, and of the greasy dimes, nickels, and quarters she took in over the counter of the store.
The harpooner suggested the eminent desirableness of a drink, and Scotty searched his pockets for dimes and nickels.
The moves helped the Dime fend off the worried regulators, and helped reduce the thrift's total nonperforming assets to $335 million.