dollar sign


dollar sign

noun

: a symbol $ placed before a number to show that it represents an amount of dollars

Full Definition of DOLLAR SIGN

:  a mark $ placed before a number to indicate that it stands for dollars —called also dollar mark

First Known Use of DOLLAR SIGN

1881

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