sou

noun \ ˈsü \

Definition of sou

plural sous play \ˈsüz\
1 : 2sol
2 : a 5-centime piece

Examples of sou in a Sentence

  1. I'm not giving you anything. Not a sou.

Origin and Etymology of sou

French, from Old French sol, from Late Latin solidus solidus


SOU Defined for English Language Learners

sou

noun

Definition of sou for English Language Learners

  • : a small amount of money


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