Dropping a dime (slang)
Type: noun, slang
Also spelled or known as: Droppin’ a dime
Related: Drop, Drop a dime
What does Dropping a dime mean?
To be informing, snitching or telling on someone.
Dropping a dime Synonyms: Ratting, Snitching, Telling
Example sentence: “That girl was dropping a dime on her friend to her mom.”
Dropping a dime in songs:
“I get that money, never dropping a dime” – Lil Wayne, Get ’Em.
“Get caught, your homie like the bloods he dropping a dime” – 1TakeJay, Invite Only.
“And who am I? Without name-dropping it, I’m someone who saw the top and didn’t stop, he just climbed, someone who get money without dropping a dime” – Fabolous, Transformation
“They said that they goons get not full bodied they dropping a dime” – Meek Mill, Wins and Losses Freestyle with DJ Clue.