What does moolah mean?


Moolah means money. It also appears as mula but is less common.

The origin of moolah has not been clearly established. Some scholars believe the word came from the Gypsy word "mol," which means "to be worth," while others believes that it comes from the Irish phrase "moll oir," which means "pile of gold." However, most linguists agree that the term surfaced in the 1930s with use by US gamblers and hipsters.


"Can I borrow some moolah?"
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Moolah means money

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Last Updated: July 14, 2016

Moolah definition

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