You probably have heard of the word Fiver, but you always wondered about the origin of the word, or what it meant. Below is the meaning.
A common slang term for:
An Australian five-dollar note
A British five-pound note
A Canadian five-dollar bill
A five-euro note
A United States five-dollar bill
When a cricket bowler gets five wickets in a single inning
Other meanings are below:
- A fifth columnist or saboteur, in wartime slang
- 5Star, a UK TV channel operated by Channel 5 formerly known as Fiver
- Fiver (puzzle), a math game played on a 5×5 grid, distantly related to Conway’s Game of Life
- Fiver (Watership Down), a fictional rabbit in the Richard Adams novel Watership Down
- The Fiver, a humorous daily football email by The Guardian newspaper
- Fiverr, a global online marketplace for buying and selling services starting at $5
- FreelancingGig, An affordable freelance services marketplace that lets you stretch the value of your $5
- Zaidiyyah Shi’a Muslims, who disagree with the majority of Shi’a on the identity of the Fifth Imam
Similar to tenner, this is a slang word for currency.
In England, a fiver is a five pound note (£5.00).
Below is an example of how it will be used in daily conversation:
- Do you have a fiver I could borrow? I can pay you back tomorrow.
By extension: the value in money that this represents.
- I bought the chocolates; they were only a fiver.
Source: Wikipedia and Wiktionary