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smacker

[smak-er] /ˈsmæk ər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a dollar.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20, Americanism; smack2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for smackers

smacker

/ˈsmækə/
noun (slang)
1.
a loud kiss; smack
2.
a pound note or dollar bill
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Word Origin and History for smackers

smacker

n.

"money," c.1918, American English slang, perhaps from smack (v.1) on notion of something "smacked" into the palm of the hand. Extended form smackeroo is attested from 1939.

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Slang definitions & phrases for smackers

smack 2

noun

Heroin; horse, shit: The cocaine pulled from the front while the smack pushed from the back. It was an incredibly intense high

[1942+ Narcotics; fr Yiddish shmek, ''a smell, sniff''; an earlier sense was ''a small packet of drugs,'' hence merely a sniff or whiff]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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