An example of a coin is a dime.
Coined silver dollars.
An example of coin used as an adjective is in the phrase "a coin washing machine," which means a washing machine that requires payment in coins to use it.
An example of coin is to create quarters.
An example of coin is to create a new word.
A coin washing machine.
A coin laundry.
A pizza topped with coins of pepperoni.
Two-word verbs are valid linguistic coin in the 20th century.
- One of two differing or opposing views or sides.
- to earn or accumulate wealth rapidly
- to treat a person in the same way the person treated oneself
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of coin
- Middle English from Old French die for stamping coins, wedge from Latin cuneus wedge
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition