Significado de yellow boy en en Inglés

yellow boy

Pronunciación /ˈjɛləʊ bɔɪ/ /ˌjɛləʊ ˈbɔɪ/

nombre

argot, arcaico, historical
  • A gold coin, especially a guinea or a sovereign.

Origen

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edmund Gayton (1608–1666), physician and hack writer. From yellow + boy, with allusion to the coin's colour.