Definition of zloty in English:

zloty

noun

  • The basic monetary unit of Poland, equal to 100 groszy.

    • ‘The Polish economy has been under pressure and the zloty has fallen by about 10 per cent against the euro since the start of June.’
    • ‘The Polish zloty is the world's best-performing currency this year, gaining 16 percent against the euro and 25 percent against the dollar.’
    • ‘The nurses are demanding an increase of 500 zlotys a month.’
    • ‘President Lech Kaczynski and Poland's parliament each pledged a million zlotys in support for the victims.’
    • ‘If the police or authorities notice them moonlighting, then the employee faces a 5,000 zloty fine.’

Origin

Polish, literally ‘golden’.

Pronunciation

zloty

/ˈzlɒti/