touch (someone) for (something)

idiom

Definition of touch (someone) for (something) 

informal British

: to persuade (someone) to give or lend one (an amount of money) He touched me for ten pounds. He touched me for a tenner.

Learn More about touch (someone) for (something)

Share touch (someone) for (something)

Resources for touch (someone) for (something)

Statistics for touch (someone) for (something)

Look-up Popularity

Comments on touch (someone) for (something)

What made you want to look up touch (someone) for (something)? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trusted follower

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!