be a dime a dozen definition, meaning - what is be a dime a dozen in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “be a dime a dozen”

See all translations

be a dime a dozen

US (UK be two/ten a penny)
to be common and/or of very little value: Books like this are a dime a dozen.
Translations of “be a dime a dozen”
in Chinese (Traditional) 多的是,隨處可見,到處都有, 價值低…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多的是,随处可见,到处都有, 价值低…
(Definition of be a dime a dozen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

decider

a final game or competition that allows one person or team to win, or the winning point scored

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More