thin dime

thin dime

n. a dime, thought of as a very small amount of money. (A concept eroded by inflation.) For only one thin dime you will receive our exciting catalog of novelties and tricks.
See also: dime, thin
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The wee man, let it be said and not misunderstood, deserved every last thin dime of his takeaway pay.
When you're certain your company really is cash-crunched and that you can't jar loose another thin dime, think of alternatives.
The terms can be phrased in such a way that it doesn't cost the taxpayer one thin dime.
I would applaud a charitable act from our elitists in the Senate, but not one Senator took a thin dime out of his/her pocket.
We 12-year-olds would park our bikes and, for one thin dime, catch the #4 Robinson bus to the center of the universe.
There is not one thing more important to the public safety community than this--and there is not one thin dime in it for us.
Arwa Hamad says her devotion to Dearborn's Muslim merchants doesn't simply rest on one thin dime.
admits that, actually, he just spent his last thin dime on Honus and must now declare bankruptcy.
He writes: "[Blogs are] a complete waste of time--a pure vanity publication that won't pay you back even one thin dime for your effort.
After the hearing at London's High Court, Mr Galloway said the damages were a 'complete vindication' of his denial that he had 'received one thin dime from the Iraqi regime, from Saddam Hussein'.
All Risks insurance certainly won't pay one thin dime if you set your sights on a romantic union and come up shy, should the object of your desire fail to return the favor.
You'll hot receive one thin dime for your efforts but you'll help stop the onslaught of drivel we face daily.
To the surprise of many, President Bush's new welfare reform plan requires states to dramatically increase the work requirements for families moving from welfare to work, raises the number of hours mothers of small children must work to receive benefits, and does it all with not one thin dime of additional federal funds for child care.
FERGUS McCANN (Celtic): A thin dime to go with all the others he's stashed away as Celtic's shares have soared on the stock market.