A counter or token used as a gambling chip or to operate slot machines.
More example sentences
- In France the sculptor Germain Pilon was the first Contrôleur Général des Effigies, designing the royal portraits for medals as well as coins and jettons.
mid 18th century: from French jeton, from jeter 'throw, add up accounts' (see jet1); so named because the term was formerly used in accounting.
Definition of jetton in:
- The US English dictionary