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


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