smacker

[ smak-er ]
/ ˈsmæk ər /

noun Slang.

a dollar.
a noisy kiss.

Nearby words

  1. smaak,
  2. smack,
  3. smack dab,
  4. smack-dab,
  5. smackdown,
  6. smackeroo,
  7. smackhead,
  8. smacking,
  9. smackingly,
  10. smaik

Origin of smacker

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; smack2 + -er1

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Examples from the Web for smacker

  • This time Drew seemed determined to deal Johnny at least one smacker on the face.

    The Arrow of Fire|Roy J. Snell


British Dictionary definitions for smacker

smacker

/ (ˈsmækə) /

noun slang

a loud kiss; smack
a pound note or dollar bill
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Word Origin and History for smacker

smacker

n.

"money," c.1918, American English slang, perhaps from smack (v.1) on notion of something "smacked" into the palm of the hand. Extended form smackeroo is attested from 1939.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper