The front and back of a United States dime.
dime definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French disme, tithe, tenth ; from Classical Latin decima (pars), tenth (part), feminine of decimus ; from decem, ten
dime definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A coin of the United States or Canada worth ten cents.
- Slang A dime bag.
Origin: Middle English, tenth part, from Old French disme, from Latin decima (pars), tenth (part), from decem, ten; see dekm̥ in Indo-European roots.
dime - Phrases/Idioms
a dime a dozenâ
on a dimeâ
a dime a dozen
on a dime