noun see five-and-ten

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  • five-and-dime — UK / US or five and ten UK / US noun [countable] Word forms five and dime : singular five and dime plural five and dimes Word forms five and ten : singular five and ten plural five and tens American old fashioned a shop that sells a variety of… …   English dictionary

  • five and dime — UK US noun [C] (US COMMERCE ► a store that sells many different small items at low prices, such as things for your home: »He opened a small five and dime in downtown Detroit. »a five and dime store …   Financial and business terms

  • five-and-dime — • dime store • five and dime • five and ten n. phr. A store that sells things that cost little. Charles bought a pencil at the five and dime …   Словарь американских идиом

  • five-and-dime — or ,five and ten noun count AMERICAN OLD FASHIONED a store that sells a variety of goods that are not expensive: DIME STORE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • five-and-dime — (fīv ən dīmʹ) n. See five and ten. * * * ➡ five and ten * * * …   Universalium

  • five-and-dime — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : five and ten * * * fiveˈ and dimeˈ noun (US) A shop selling cheap goods (orig costing five or ten cents) • • • Main Entry: ↑five * * * five and dime UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • five-and-dime — (also five and dime store or five and ten) noun N. Amer. a shop selling a wide variety of inexpensive goods …   English new terms dictionary

  • five and dime —  A variety store selling cheap items; low priced merchandise.  ► “Farah’s main challenge will be to transfer the merchandising power that made his reputation at chains such as Saks Fifth Avenue from high fashion to five and dime goods.” (Discount …   American business jargon

  • five-and-dime — noun a) A store selling inexpensive items. b) Two pair, composed of fives and tens. Syn: dime store, ten cent store …   Wiktionary

  • Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (film) — Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean …   Wikipedia

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