Definition of pelf in English:
noun[mass noun] archaic
Money, especially when gained in a dishonest or dishonourable way: damnation dog thee and thy wretched pelf!
More example sentences
- With odds so heavily arrayed against the under-privileged and the ordinary, there are still voices somehow making themselves heard across the walls of silence that vested interest has been trying to erect with its power and pelf.
- Politics is now merely a game of power, pelf and perks.
- Does anyone have any doubt how effective these powerful people have been in controlling all levers of powers, pelf and privilege?
Definition of pelf in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia