Definition of fiver in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfīvər/


1North American A five-dollar bill.
Example sentences
  • What makes the whole operation so charming is that it seems like no one's dropping anything even as heavy as a fiver, so you lose your cash dollar by dollar.
  • The fiver will be paid back next Saturday at the pub.
  • I love mix tapes as much as the next cheapskate, but I like to get them for a fiver from my local market bootlegger.
1.1British A five-pound note.
Example sentences
  • The Treasury is planning to make the nation's money go further by replacing all its fivers with plastic bank notes.
  • They'll never remember to pay you in that state and even if they do, they'll mix up tenners and fivers - a fact which won't always work in your favour.
  • His helper passes the CDs to him from a three-feet-deep cardboard box and the trader dishes them out to supporters as fivers and tenners change hands.

Words that rhyme with fiver

conniver, contriver, diver, driver, Godiva, Ivor, jiver, Liver, reviver, saliva, skiver, striver, survivor, viva

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Syllabification: fiv·er

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