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 9, 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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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 7, 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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To lose a good girl. To lose someone that you loved that was beautiful, that was a 10.
"You dropped your dime, so i picked it up." -Joe
Means: You lost your girl (Often means did something stupid to lose her) so now she's my girl, now she's fair game. That is another way to say "drop a dime"
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When a guy does something stupid/ idiotic to lose a perfect 10 or dime piece.
You did what? What a tool to drop a dime!
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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, Tino dropped the dime on me skippin class. Man, I'ma fuck that motherfucker up!"
by Tarrell Bets January 23, 2004
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