dollar sign

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dollar sign

n.
The symbol ($), used mainly to indicate a dollar amount.

dol′lar sign`


n.
the symbol $ before a number indicating that the number represents dollars.
[1855–60, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dollar sign - a symbol of commercialism or greeddollar sign - a symbol of commercialism or greed; "he worships the almighty dollar"; "the dollar sign means little to him"
symbol - an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
2.dollar sign - a mark ($) written before a number to indicate that it stands for the number of dollars
mark - a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); "his answer was just a punctuation mark"
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They drew peso signs on the bags along with the words 'pay me' after losing their patience over the non-payments.
In other words, their concern is not finding guideposts in a career path, but peso signs that would lead them out of poverty.