What does pelf mean?

Definitions for pelfpɛlf

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pelf.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum(noun)

    informal terms for money


  1. pelf(Noun)

    money; riches; gain; especially when dishonestly acquired (cf. lucre)

  2. Origin: Old French pelfre, "booty, stolen goods." It is related to pilfer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pelf(noun)

    money; riches; lucre; gain; -- generally conveying the idea of something ill-gotten or worthless. It has no plural

  2. Origin: [OE. pelfir booty, OF. pelfre, akin to pelfrer to plunder, and perh. to E. pillage. Cf. Pilfer.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pelf

    pelf, n. riches (in a bad sense): money. [O. Fr. pelfre, booty; allied to pilfer.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pelf in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pelf in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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