from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A ten-dollar bill.
- n. Chiefly British A ten-pound note.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A monetary note (bill) whose face value is ten basic units of currency.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ten-pound note.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
- n. a United States bill worth 10 dollars
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And they're bundled together for a tenner, which is a small price to pay for family cohesiveness over Christmas.
It's well worth putting a tourniquet on the free access for a while, to nudge people towards the tenner a month iPhone version. iPhones aren't cheap, so the potential market is wealthy, and a tenner is a small price to pay for the terrific access service Spotify offers.
You saved a tenner, that is money to spend on the wait staff.
Oh ... back in the '70's Converse were $10 a pair when regular "tenner" shoes were no more than $2.50.
She was excited no doubt by thoughts of the race, and of the 'tenner' he was going to put on for her.
By the way, send me, at once, another 'tenner' for expense, and some money for my own regular bills.
He locked up our border patrol boys for a soviet "tenner" (10 year sentence) when * at most* they deserved to be fired.
"tenner" and the young ladies who had given the tableaux had been interviewed, but in neither case had the mysterious pocket been discovered.
I got a receipt and duly filled out the form to claim the tenner back.
But nobody said getting to Acapulco for a tenner was going to be easy.