What is a million dollar word?

What is a million dollar word?

To be an effective presenter, you should choose what I call “million-dollar words” – strong, evocative, precise and sensible words. ​ Choose strong words. Your words should convey your confidence and convince the audience to believe your message.

What is a 50 cent word?

According to Merriam-Webster, a fifty-cent word is “an obscure word used to describe a simple idea thus making the user self-important.” Despite the negative connotation, I don’t think using such words is always a bad thing. They can help you say what you mean and challenge your reader, just a bit.

What is a 75 cent word?

onomatopoeia. using words that imitate the sound they denote. parsimonious.

How many dollar words are there?

Here is a list of 966 one-dollar words (some of which are proper nouns). Note that I’ve updated this list from about 660 on December 7, 2012 and from 942 on June 11, 2015.

How do you write dollar amounts in words?

For example, write $15,237 as “fifteen thousand, two hundred thirty-seven dollars.” When you write an amount that includes a cents figure, write the word “and” after the word “dollars.” Then write the amount in cents, followed by the word “cents.” For example, write $32.45 as “thirty-two dollars and forty-five cents.”

What is a 10 cent word?

ten-cent word (plural ten-cent words) (idiomatic) A short and common word used in place of a longer and more uncommon one.

What is the $100 word Challenge?

The $100 word challenge poster is a perfect use for whole class, math rotations/centres, individual or group work! The goal is to find a word adding up to exactly $100 based on the value of each letter.

What’s a ten dollar word?

Noun. ten-dollar word (plural ten-dollar words) (idiomatic) A long and uncommon word used in place of a shorter and simpler one with the intent to appear sophisticated.

How do you write out a dollar amount in millions?

The Chicago Manual of Style recommends spelling out the numbers zero through one hundred and using figures thereafter—except for whole numbers used in combination with hundred, thousand, hundred thousand, million, billion, and beyond (e.g., two hundred; twenty-eight thousand; three hundred thousand; one million).