forint

[ fawr-int ]
/ ˈfɔr ɪnt /

noun

an aluminum coin and the monetary unit of Hungary, equal to 100 fillér. Abbreviation: F., Ft.

Nearby words

  1. forgiving,
  2. forgo,
  3. forgot,
  4. forgotten,
  5. forgotten man,
  6. forjudge,
  7. fork,
  8. fork luncheon,
  9. fork out,
  10. fork over

Origin of forint

1945–50; < Hungarian < Italian fiorino. See florin

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British Dictionary definitions for forint

forint

/ (Hungarian ˈforint) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Hungary, divided into 100 fillér

Word Origin for forint

from Hungarian, from Italian fiorino florin

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