Top Definition
v. to make an assist in basketball i.e. to pass the ball to a teamate who then successfully scores a basket. Usually this term is used in streetball competitions.
Alex did not score many points in yesterday's basketball game but he led the team with ten assists by constantly dropping dimes.
by Alan and Alex June 10, 2006
the act of snitching, ratting, or otherwise disclosing information meant to hurt or discredit someone else. This a play on tips and selling someone out.
"Shit, Joey dropped the dime on me skippin class. Man, I'ma kill that motherfucker!"
by Tarrell Bets January 23, 2004
1. To snitch, tell, sneak, lie, or play frequently; to give up a secret; to spill the beans

2. To litteraly drop a dime or dimebag of cocaine at a drop for a quick drug deal.
1. We gotta ice that fool! He's been dropping dimes!

2. I've been dropping dimes and dropping kilos, all in one day!
by Dre February 01, 2005
This means to snitch on someone or to turn them in. Back when phone calls were only a dime, people would DROP A DIME into the pay phone, possibly anonymously to police. Thus Dropping Dimes got someone arrested or snitched on.
Some one was dropping dimes on me and the police picked me up. I think it was that snitch Jimmy!

Some one dropped dime on me and the police picked me up. I think it was that snitch Jimmy!
by slickFAB May 12, 2016
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