five and dime

 A variety store selling cheap items; low-priced merchandise.
 ► “Farah’s main challenge will be to transfer the merchandising power that made his reputation at chains such as Saks Fifth Avenue from high fashion to five and dime goods.” (Discount Store News, Jan. 2, 1995, p. 4)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • five-and-dime — UK / US or five and ten UK / US noun [countable] Word forms five and dime : singular five and dime plural five and dimes Word forms five and ten : singular five and ten plural five and tens American old fashioned a shop that sells a variety of… …   English dictionary

  • five and dime — UK US noun [C] (US COMMERCE ► a store that sells many different small items at low prices, such as things for your home: »He opened a small five and dime in downtown Detroit. »a five and dime store …   Financial and business terms

  • five-and-dime — • dime store • five and dime • five and ten n. phr. A store that sells things that cost little. Charles bought a pencil at the five and dime …   Словарь американских идиом

  • five-and-dime — or ,five and ten noun count AMERICAN OLD FASHIONED a store that sells a variety of goods that are not expensive: DIME STORE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • five-and-dime — (fīv ən dīmʹ) n. See five and ten. * * * ➡ five and ten * * * …   Universalium

  • five-and-dime — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : five and ten * * * fiveˈ and dimeˈ noun (US) A shop selling cheap goods (orig costing five or ten cents) • • • Main Entry: ↑five * * * five and dime UK US noun [countable] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • five-and-dime — (also five and dime store or five and ten) noun N. Amer. a shop selling a wide variety of inexpensive goods …   English new terms dictionary

  • five-and-dime — noun see five and ten …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • five-and-dime — noun a) A store selling inexpensive items. b) Two pair, composed of fives and tens. Syn: dime store, ten cent store …   Wiktionary

  • Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (film) — Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean …   Wikipedia

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