sou

noun
\ ˈsü How to pronounce sou (audio) \
plural sous\ ˈsüz How to pronounce sous (audio) \

Definition of sou

2 : a 5-centime piece

Examples of sou in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of sou

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sou

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

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“Sou.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sou. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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sou

noun
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English Language Learners Definition of sou

chiefly British, informal : a small amount of money

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