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Definition of gelt in English:


[mass noun] informal
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with gelt

belt, Celt, dealt, dwelt, felt, knelt, melt, misdealt, pelt, Scheldt, smelt, spelt, svelte, veld, welt
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