tenner

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

ten +‎ -er

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Noun[edit]

tenner (plural tenners)

  1. (informal) A monetary note (bill) whose face value is ten basic units of currency. Originally, a ten-shilling (half pound) note.
    • 2020 September 1, Tom Lamont, “The butcher's shop that lasted 300 years (give or take)”, in The Guardian[1]:
      The more a shop looks as though it trades in farthings and ha’pennies, the more tenners and twenties you can expect to hand over at the till.
  2. (film, slang) A kind of 10-kilowatt lamp.
    • 2008, Blain Brown, Motion Picture and Video Lighting (page 11)
      The basic 10K, known as a tenner or studio 10K, has a 20-inch fresnel. The big daddy of the group is the Big Eye tenner, which has a 24-inch lens.
  3. A tennis shoe.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

tenner m or f

  1. indefinite plural of tann

Verb[edit]

tenner

  1. present of tenne

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

tenner f

  1. indefinite plural of tann