Definition of dime
- ten dollars.
- a 10-year prison sentence.
- dime bag.
Idioms about dime
Origin of dime
Words nearby dime
How to use dime in a sentence
He’d even gone as far as installing protective gates on his own dime.Bee theft is almost a perfect crime—but there’s a new sheriff in town|Andrew Zaleski|February 9, 2021|Popular-Science
Add in a little negotiation, and you’ll ensure you never waste a dime.
Additionally, if the tax increase did lead to a significant increase in electric vehicle purchases, SANDAG would have done a great deal to reduce carbon emissions without spending a dime.A Sixth Big Move for SANDAG’s New Transportation Vision|Joe Bettles|November 30, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Unlike calling the SEC, however, that won’t earn them a dime.Corporate whistleblowers can now collect more reward money|Geoffrey Colvin|November 21, 2020|Fortune
The artist never sees a dime from that, relying instead on the value of future releases to pay dividends on the work.Crypto-driven marketplace Zora raises $2M to build a sustainable creator economy|Matthew Panzarino|October 16, 2020|TechCrunch
Antoine himself had recently been arrested on a six-year-old warrant for a dime bag of weed.
In a country where talk is “cheap” and opinions are “a dime a dozen,” we give the facts special privileges and special status.
God help us, it all took place on our taxpayer dime, all in the name of defending the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.After Torture Report, Our Moral Authority As a Nation Is Gone|Nick Gillespie|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I pressed the dime-sized rubber button on my vest, which was linked to my radio.
He spun three times, stopped on a dime, and flashed the familiar “jazz hands” pose before walking away.
They ran a dime apiece up into multi-millions without batting their eye-lashes.
An itching red spot about the size of a dime was noticed in thirty-six hours, and it steadily increased in size.Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)|William Anderson Syme
Some day New York will find out that 'the finest police force in the world' is the biggest sham outside the dime museum.
"Thank you," returned Average Jones, enormously entertained by the dime-novel setting which his host had provided for him.
"Old Bishop Berkeley would give a nonexistent dime to your nonexistent presence," Anders said gaily.Warm|Robert Sheckley
British Dictionary definitions for dime
Word Origin for dime
Other Idioms and Phrases with dime
In addition to the idiom beginning with dime
- dime a dozen
- drop a dime
- get off the dime
- not worth a dime
on a dime.