What is another word for gelt?

89 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ d͡ʒˈɛlt], [ d‍ʒˈɛlt], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_l_t]

Gelt is a Yiddish word used to refer to money or wealth. It is often associated with Hanukkah, where it refers to the money given as gifts to children during the holiday. There are several synonyms to the word gelt, including cash, currency, dough, greenbacks, loot, moolah, riches, wealth, and funds. These words all refer to the same concept of monetary value or wealth and can be used interchangeably depending on the context. Whether it is gelt or its synonyms being talked about, the importance of having money cannot be denied in modern society.

What are the hypernyms for Gelt?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Gelt

The best is of male Hogs of two year old, that have been gelt, when they were young.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened"
Kenelm Digby
Here come Mr. Hooke, Sir George Ent, Dr. Wren, and many others; and by and by the musique, that is to say, Signor Vincentio, who is the master-composer, and six more, whereof two eunuches, so tall, that Sir T. Harvey said well that he believes they do grow large by being gelt as our oxen do, and one woman very well dressed and handsome enough, but would not be kissed, as Mr. Killigrew, who brought the company in, did acquaint us.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright"
Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
Der gelt is plenty, if a man der nerve haf.
"Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist"
John T. McIntyre

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