(US, slang) A US$100 bill, which bears a portrait of Benjamin Franklin. Often used in the plural form to indicate large sums of money.
Origin of ben
Middle English variant ofbinnewithinfrom Old English binnanen in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Ben Sentence Examples
His life was such that no man could ever say, "Ben Franklin has wronged me."
"I'll talk to Ben and call you back," she said.
I, Ben Gustefson, collated boring statistical figures while locked in a cramped cubical of a company that offered me no future potential.
All these writers, however, are entirely eclipsed by the commanding personality of the most famous of the Geonim, Seadiah ben Joseph (q.v.) of Sura, often called al-Fayyumi (of the Fayum in Egypt), one of the greatest representatives of Jewish learning of all times, who died in 942.
"Ben and I will keep watch, like this afternoon," Betsy said.