A very small, but usually reasonable, quantity of something. Used metaphorically it should not be compared to the actual worth of a dime.
Old Joe got by on a dimesworthy of tobacco per week. Of course, a dimesworth was nothing like the money he remembered as a lad.
by Spirit-Chickadee December 05, 2010
Amount of heroin to cause death
by Lehem October 18, 2003

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