noun \ˈpelf\

Definition of PELF

:  money, riches

Examples of PELF

  1. <a politician who seems more interested in pelf than in policy>

Origin of PELF

Middle English, from Anglo-French pelfre booty
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with PELF


Next Word in the Dictionary: PelhamPrevious Word in the Dictionary: PelewAll Words Near: pelf
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears