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Definition of "rials" [rials]

  • Plural form of rial. (noun)

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Use "rials" in a sentence
  • "The coinage is nominally that of the United States, but the dollars are Mexican, or French 5 franc pieces, and people speak of "rials," which have no existence here, and of "bits," a Californian slang term for 12.5 cents, a coin which to my knowledge does not exist anywhere."
  • "King Abdullah said Friday that all government employees would receive at least 3,000 Saudi rials $800 a month, while job seekers will be entitled to 2,000 rials a month—twice the average private-sector salary, according to labor ministry figures."
  • "On top of the disorientation resulting from that change itself, Iranians were then victims of an outbreak of inflation and a sharp decline in the purchasing power of the rials in their pay envelopes."