Definition of gelt in English:

gelt

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Pronunciation: /gɛlt
 
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noun

[mass noun] informal
  • Money.
    More example sentences
    • I just wish I could remember the URL and help them make some more gelt.
    • Despite my earlier misgivings, this place is a find for those ready to shell out serious gelt.
    • We've vowed to help these unfortunate million- and billionaires lose their confusion, pain and gelt… er, guilt, despite their oppressively large bank accounts.

Origin

early 16th century (originally often used to refer to the pay of a German army): from German Geld 'money'.

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