• British English Slang – Quid
  • Meaning – A pound sterling. The pound sterling (£) is the official currency of the United Kingdom. The plural of quid can be quid or quids, depending on usage.
  • The expression quids in is British slang for making, saving or receiving money.
British Slang for Money:

There are many other informal expressions to describe British money:

  • Dosh – Money
  • Fiver – £5
  • Grand – £1000 (or a thousand in some other context)
  • Lolly – Money
  • Monkey – £500
  • Nugget – A one pound coin.
  • Score – £20
  • Shrapnel – The loose change (coins) that you usually carry in your pocket.
  • Tenner – £10
  • Ton – £100
  • Wedge – A large bundle of bank notes.
  • Wonga – Money
Example:
  • I’m totally skint mate! Any chance you could lend me a few quid?