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simoleon

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Pronunciation: /sɪˈməʊlɪɒn
 
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Definition of simoleon in English:

noun

US informal
A dollar: how about a few simoleons to tide you over?
More example sentences
  • Factor in figures for median household incomes, and twenty-five grand turns into a little under a million simoleons in today's R&D money.
  • In a single summer of public disinterest, ninety million of the Walt Disney Company's simoleons disappeared into a sea of red ink.
  • He can recoup a few simoleons on the soundtrack CD.

Origin

late 19th century: perhaps on the pattern of napoleon.

Words that rhyme with simoleon

Aeolian, Anatolian, Eolian, Jolyon, Mongolian, napoleon

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