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  1. dime(noun)

    a United States coin worth one tenth of a dollar

  2. dime bag, dime(noun)

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

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  1. Dime(ProperNoun)

    An Omotic language, spoken by fewer than 10,000 speakers in Ethiopia.

  2. Origin: From the use of the coin in a payphone to report a crime to the police. US payphones charged 10¢ in almost all jurisdictions until the late 1970s.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dime(noun)

    a silver coin of the United States, of the value of ten cents; the tenth of a dollar

  2. Origin: [F. dme tithe, OF. disme, fr. L. decimus the tenth, fr. decem ten. See Decimal.]

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  1. Dime

    The dime is a ten-cent coin, one tenth of a United States dollar, labeled formally as "one dime". The denomination was first authorized by the Coinage Act of 1792. The dime is the smallest in diameter and is the thinnest of all U.S. coins currently minted for circulation. As of 2011, the dime coin cost 5.65 cents to produce.

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  1. Dime

    a U.S. silver coin, worth the tenth part of a dollar, or about fivepence.

Anagrams of DIME »

  1. idem

  2. demi, Demi

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