quid

British and Australian English
This page is about the slang term quid.

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 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

a. the U.S.A.

b. the U.K.

c. Japan

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Contributor: Matt Errey