Definition for tenner (2 of 2)
- (in a mixed number) the position of the second digit to the left of the decimal point.
- (in a whole number) the position of the second digit from the right.
Origin of ten
Examples from the Web for tenner
You've a lot of science, we all know, but I'll back Lance for a tenner.Nevermore|Rolf Boldrewood
It is a “tenner,” but in the darkness he cannot tell, and believing it only a “fiver,” still thinks it too much.Gwen Wynn|Mayne Reid
And if you want money, Will's flush, he 'll lend you a 'tenner.'Polly Oliver's Problem|Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin
Let's see—Tenner's Agency in Philly is a good place to start.Martyr|Alan Edward Nourse
Here,” he said, “do you feel like giving a tenner for a whisky and soda?Jacob's Ladder|E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for tenner (1 of 2)
- a ten-pound note
- the sum of ten pounds
British Dictionary definitions for tenner (2 of 2)
- amounting to tenten tigers
- (as pronoun)to sell only ten
Related formsRelated adjective: decimalRelated prefixes: deca-, deci-
Word Origin for ten
Medicine definitions for tenner
Idioms and Phrases with tenner
see count to ten; not touch with a ten-foot pole.