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quid British and Australian English

Meaning: one pound sterling

For example:

  • We paid him five hundred quid to fix the roof.

  • I lost ten quid on that horse Ted said was gonna win for sure.

Variety: This slang is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

If something costs five quid, you're probably in
  1. the U.S.A.
  2. the U.K.
  3. Japan

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