quant

[ kwahnt ]
/ kwɑnt /

noun

Business Slang. an expert in quantitative analysis.

Nearby words

  1. quandary,
  2. quandary peak,
  3. quandong,
  4. quango,
  5. quangocracy,
  6. quant, mary,
  7. quanta,
  8. quantal,
  9. quantasome,
  10. quantic

Origin of quant

An Americanism dating back to 1985–90; by clipping

Quant

[ kwahnt ]
/ kwɑnt /

noun

Mary,born 1934, English fashion designer and entrepreneur.
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British Dictionary definitions for quant

quant

1
/ (kwɒnt) /

noun

a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake

verb

to propel (a boat) with a quant

Word Origin for quant

C15: probably from Latin contus a pole, from Greek kontos

noun

informal a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc

Word Origin for quant

C20: from quantitative

Quant

/ (kwɒnt) /

noun

Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s
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