Definition of ackers in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈakəz/

plural noun

British informal
Money: what you get for your ackers is two CDs
More example sentences
  • If you've promised to send me money for a t-shirt, please get the ackers to me soon.
  • Come on Walter, now we've had to stump up the ackers, lets get our moneys worth out of Thomas and let him prove he is one of Europes finest.


1930s (originally used by British troops in Egypt as a name for the piastre): probably an alteration of Arabic fakka 'small change, coins'.

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