dime: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dīm), [key]
— n.
  1. a cupronickel-clad coin of the U.S. and Canada, the 10th part of a dollar, equal to 10 cents.
    1. ten dollars.
    2. a 10-year prison sentence.
    3. Seedime bag.
  2. so abundant that the value has decreased; readily available.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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