Definition of £ in English:

Share this entry



(Preceding a numeral) pound or pounds (of money).


The initial letter of Latin libra 'pound, balance', written in copperplate with one or two crossbars: crossbars were formerly used to indicate an abbreviation.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: £

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.