Dime in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is dime a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word dime is a Scrabble US word. The word dime is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

D2I1M3E1

Is dime a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word dime is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

D2I1M3E1

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Valid words made from Dime

You can make 15 words from 'dime' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'dime'

DIME 7IDEM 7

3 letters words from 'dime'

DEI 4DIE 4
DIM 6IDE 4
MED 6MID 6

2 letters words from 'dime'

DE 3DI 3
ED 3EM 4
ID 3ME 4
MI 4 

All 4 letters words made out of dime

dime idme dmie mdie imde mide diem idem deim edim iedm eidm dmei mdei demi edmi medi emdi imed mied iemd eimd meid emid

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word dime. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in dime.

Definitions and meaning of dime

dime

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /daɪm/
  • Rhymes: -aɪm

Etymology 1

From French dîme (one tenth, tithe), from Latin decimus (tenth)

Noun

dime (plural dimes)

  1. (US) A coin worth one-tenth of a U.S. dollar.
  2. (Canada) A coin worth one-tenth of a Canadian dollar.
  3. (Canada, US) A small amount of money
    She didn't spend a dime.
  4. (US, basketball) An assist
  5. (slang) A playing card with the rank of ten
  6. (slang) Ten dollars
  7. (slang) A thousand dollars
  8. (slang) A measurement of illicit drugs (usually marijuana) sold in ten dollar bags.
  9. (slang) Payment responsibility
    Are you traveling on the company's dime?
  10. (US, slang) A beautiful woman (10 on a 10-point scale)
  11. (American football) A defensive formation with six defensive backs, one of whom is a dimeback.
Synonyms
  • (coin): ten cent piece (Used in other countries with dollars and cents currencies)
  • (thousand dollars): grand
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • buck
  • dollar
  • mill
  • nickel
  • quarter
References
  • Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. →ISBN

Etymology 2

From the use of the coin in a payphone to report a crime to the police. US payphones charged 10¢ in almost all jurisdictions until the late 1970s.

Verb

dime (third-person singular simple present dimes, present participle diming, simple past and past participle dimed)

  1. (US, slang, with "on") To inform on, to turn in to the authorities, to rat on, especially anonymously.
    Somebody dimed on me and I got arrested for selling marijuana.
  2. (US, slang) To operate an audio amplifier (especially an electric guitar amplifier) at level "10" (typically the highest amplification level).
    I get the best-sounding sustain and smooth harmonic distortion when I run the amp dimed.
Synonyms
  • (inform on): drop a dime on someone; See also Thesaurus:rat out

Anagrams

  • Demi, Diem, demi, demi-, idem, meid

Italian

Noun

dime f

  1. plural of dima

Anagrams

  • idem, medi

Ladino

Verb

dime

  1. imperative singular of dezir with first-person singular pronoun attached: tell me.

Spanish

Verb

dime

  1. Compound of the informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of decir, di and the pronoun me.
    ¡Dime!
    Tell me!

See also

  • dinos
  • diles

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the tenth part of an American and Canadian dollar, 10 cents.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)