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dime British & World English

A ten-cent coin

dime bag British & World English

A specified amount of an illegal drug, packaged and sold for a fixed price

on a dime British & World English

Used to refer to a manoeuvre that can be performed within a small area or short distance

dime novel British & World English

A cheap, popular novel, typically a melodramatic romance or adventure story

dime store British & World English

A shop selling cheap merchandise (originally one where the maximum price was a dime)

five-and-dime British & World English

A shop selling a wide variety of inexpensive household and personal goods

a dime a dozen British & World English

Very common and of no particular value

get off the dime British & World English

Be decisive and show initiative

nickel-and-dime British & World English

Harass (someone) by charging for many trivial items or services

on a dime in dime British & World English

Used to refer to a manoeuvre that can be performed within a small area or short distance

a dime a dozen in dime British & World English

Very common and of no particular value

get off the dime in dime British & World English

Be decisive and show initiative

five-and-dime store in five-and-dime British & World English

A shop selling a wide variety of inexpensive household and personal goods