dime-store

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adjective \ ˈdīm-ˌstȯr \

Definition of dime-store

1 :inexpensive
  • dime-store perfume
2 :tawdry, second-rate
  • dime-store philosophy

First Known Use of dime-store

1938


First Known Use of dime store

circa 1928


DIME-STORE Defined for English Language Learners

dime-store

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adjective

Definition of dime-store for English Language Learners

  • : poor or inferior in quality


dime store

noun

Definition of dime store for English Language Learners

  • : a store that sells inexpensive goods



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