Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “quid”


noun [C]     /kwɪd/ informal MONEY
(plural quid) one pound in British money : I make about fifteen quid an hour . The tax benefits mean you are only paying 40p for a quid's worth of shares .
be quids in to save or make a lot of money from something: Select the most appropriate gas and electricity suppliers and you could be quids in. You'll be quids in if the market takes off now.
(Definition of quid noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of quid

More Business English definitions for “quid”

Definitions of “quid” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


to pour liquid slowly over something, especially in a thin line or in small drops

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More