Definition of gelt in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɡɛlt


[mass noun] informal
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  • 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.


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

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