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
Top Definition
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
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
To rat someone out. As in telling the police about a drug deal.
Imma drop a dime on these niggaz.
by Anonymous June 16, 2003
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
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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