dollars-and-cents

[ dol-erz-uh n-sents ]
/ ˈdɒl ərz ənˈsɛnts /
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adjective

considered strictly in terms of money: from a dollars-and-cents viewpoint.

Nearby words

  1. dollarbird,
  2. dollard-des-ormeaux,
  3. dollarfish,
  4. dollarization,
  5. dollars to doughnuts, it's,
  6. dollarspot,
  7. dollarwise,
  8. dolled up,
  9. dollface,
  10. dollfuss

Origin of dollars-and-cents

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

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Examples from the Web for dollars-and-cents

  • After three and a half years in such service it was hard for me to get down to a dollars-and-cents business again.

    Between the Lines|Henry Bascom Smith