dollar-sign

dollar sign

noun
the symbol $ before a number indicating that the number represents dollars.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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dollar sign

noun
1. a symbol of commercialism or greed; "he worships the almighty dollar"; "the dollar sign means little to him" [syn: dollar
2. a mark ($) written before a number to indicate that it stands for the number of dollars [syn: dollar mark
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