This page is about the slang term quid

British and Australian English


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.


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