Meaning of acca in English:


Pronunciation /ˈakə/


informal British
  • A bet placed on a series of sports events, the winnings and stake from each being placed on the next; an accumulator.

    • ‘he staked £5 on a 14-team acca that stung the betting company for £39,130’
    • ‘an acca that pays out at odds of over 141 to 1’
    • ‘This might not be the weekend to load up on a big five-way acca made up of favourites.’
    • ‘The big Saturday afternoon acca has been a staple of football betting for as long as we can remember.’
    • ‘It helps to have a 'theme' to your acca rather than it being totally random.’
    • ‘Many an acca has been destroyed by adding a last-minute selection just to boost the odds.’
    • ‘An acca made up off three draws should come to at least 50/1.’
    • ‘Ideally, they would have both held on and you 'd have nabbed £100 from the winning acca.’
    • ‘You can also put all them all in an acca and try to win big.’
    • ‘The acca is the best loved and most popular way to bet on football.’
    • ‘Why on earth do so many people keep placing accas?’
    • ‘They are drawing 1-1 to disappoint their fans and destroy accas up and down the country.’


Early 21st century short for accumulator.