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quant

[kwahnt] /kwɑnt/
noun
1.
Business Slang. an expert in quantitative analysis.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90, Americanism; by clipping

Quant

[kwahnt] /kwɑnt/
noun
1.
Mary, born 1934, English fashion designer and entrepreneur.
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  • Many of the students that enter business programs cannot even do basic mathematics which is used in the quant courses.
  • Other regulators would prefer to leave the former quant to implement his belated turnaround plan.
British Dictionary definitions for quant

quant1

/kwɒnt/
noun
1.
a long pole for propelling a boat, esp a punt, by pushing on the bottom of a river or lake
verb
2.
to propel (a boat) with a quant
Word Origin
C15: probably from Latin contus a pole, from Greek kontos

quant2

/kwɒnt/
noun
1.
(informal) a highly paid computer specialist with a degree in a quantitative science, employed by a financial house to predict the future price movements of securities, commodities, currencies, etc
Word Origin
C20: from quantitative

Quant

/kwɒnt/
noun
1.
Mary. born 1934, British fashion designer, whose Chelsea Look of miniskirts and geometrically patterned fabrics dominated London fashion in the 1960s
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quant

n,n phr

by 1990s An expert in quantitative analysis of stock-market and other business trends: While not all the students entering business school can be classified as ''quant jocks,'' those whose strengths lie in their quantitative abilities


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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