Ancient word for a gold coin, originating from Venice,1284 AD. Still used in some languages..(Serbian, Croatian...)
Also, an admission ticket.
His head is now worth 100 ducats...
by BBKing March 05, 2006
Top Definition
Hip-hop slang for "money".

The word originally referred to a type of gold coin that was used as currency in various European countries.
"I'm gonna have to borrow some ducats from my brother before I can go out tonight."
by Greenie October 16, 2003
Money; cash
The pimp took every ducat she had.
by Ron Drake May 05, 2003
American slang meaning paper money.
In the video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" (released in October 2004), the main character, Carl Johnson, says "Give me those ducats!" when he picks up the paper money he takes from the people he beats up or kills.
by Johnny Z. Styles May 13, 2010
California slang for "money"
I'm going to Reno and win some ducats.
by Jim Jupiter June 21, 2006
A word that can be used in place of any object.
Hey man toss me one of them ducats.
by Dr. Happington January 16, 2009
tickets for an event
I scored some ducats for the concert.
by A.V.W. November 04, 2005
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