stiver definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a former Dutch coin equal to of a guilder
- a trifling sum
Origin: Dutch stuiver ; from Middle Dutch stūver ; from stūf, stumpy, cut short: for Indo-European base see steep
stiver definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A nickel coin used in the Netherlands and worth 1/20 of a guilder.
- Something of small value.
Origin: Dutch stuiver, from Middle Dutch stuyver.