I grew up in a coupon clipping, thrift store-shopping household.
coupon gifting, though, has become the true art form of this holiday season.
All three companies lost money the month they offered the coupon and will have difficulty earning it back.
And tipped on the value of the coupon, enraging watiers and masseuses.
Read: everyone, not just her audience members, but anyone who could download a coupon from her website to redeem at KFC.
He took the coupon out of his purse to show to his new friend.
It's been comin' his way ever since he was big enough to clip a coupon.
The general statute provides for relief in case of the destruction of coupon bonds.
She took the coupon out of her purse and passed it to her husband.
A coupon will appear on this page of "Secret Service" every week.
1822, "certificate of interest due on a bond" (which could be cut from the bond and presented for payment), from French coupon, literally "piece cut off," from couper "to cut," from coup "a blow" (see coup). Meaning widened to "discount ticket" 1860s by British travel agent Thomas Cook. The specific advertising sense is from 1906.
COUPON. A financial term, which, together with the practice, is borrowed from France. In the United States, the certificates of State stocks drawing interest are accompanied by coupons, which are small tickets attached to the certificates. At each term when the interest falls due, one of these coupons is cut off (whence the name); and this being presented to the State treasurer or to a bank designated by him, entitles the holder to receive the interest. [Bartlett]