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To snitch on someone. Often, to save their own ass. Comes from the old cost for a payphone call, ten cents.
"John got popped, so he dropped a dime on his supplier and they let him go."
by Geoff B January 09, 2004
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To narc somebody out, like Huggy Bear always does on Starsky and Hutch.
Huggy Bear's always dropping a dime, I can't believe he's still alive.
by King Whang July 28, 2005
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To rat someone out. As in telling the police about a drug deal.
by Anonymous June 16, 2003
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by Mark April 14, 2003
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to throw a nice pass; in basketball terms, an assist
yo check it Bibby just dropped another dime to Vlade!
by LilBibby2342 June 18, 2005
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1. To snitch on another individual, usually to report an illegal act to law enforcement.
2. To unknowingly waste an exceptional amount of money on something.
Drop a dime (verb):
1. "I can't get bud anymore because some punk snitch dropped a dime on my only supply."
2. "Damn, you see Juan's '84 Accord with 22 dubs on it? He dropped a dime on that pos."
by dubcduke April 07, 2007
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Simply to call someone on a phone.
From when the cost of a pay phone was 10 cents, or a dime. You dropped a dime in the phone to make a call.
-Why are you so late?
I was in traffic.
-Pshh, why didn't you drop a dime and let me know!
by QWERTY1 August 30, 2007
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