[dol-erz-uh n-sents]


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

Origin of dollars-and-cents

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dollars-and-cents

Historical Examples of 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