Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Definitions for gelt
- Slang. money.
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Citations for gelt
All he wants is some U.S. gelt and a nice pair of elevator shoes.
Let alone he was always one for a bit of life, you could earn extra gelt in London, for there were always errands to be run, or notes to be delivered, and you got a shilling every time you were sent off to execute such commissions.
Origin of gelt
Gelt entered English in the 1890s. It came from the Yiddish word which meant "money."