Alphabet Filter:


Definition of cent:

  1. A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred.
  2. A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.
  3. An old game at cards, supposed to be like piquet; - so called because 100 points won the game.


Indian penny, penny, money, red cent, th part of a dollar, centime.

Usage examples:

  • And the five- cent- cigar man?

    - "The Son of his Father", Ridgwell Cullum.
  • " His father hasn't left a cent.

    - "The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way", Horatio Alger.
  • I'll never pay you a cent!

    - "Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective", Ellis Parker Butler.