verb (used with object)
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Origin of coffer
OTHER WORDS FROM coffercof·fer·like, adjective
Words nearby coffer
Example sentences from the Web for coffer
Plus, founders can avoid the spectacle of salespeople beating down their door when they find out the startup has cash in the coffers.
Kuaishou, which is backed by Tencent, now has a replenished coffer to invest in growth and hopefully work towards profitability.Kuaishou, TikTok’s Chinese nemesis, surges 194% on IPO debut|Rita Liao|February 5, 2021|TechCrunch
Since the 1940s, advertisers have filled TV networks’ coffers in exchange for the opportunity to put their messages in front of huge audiences of potential consumers.
Kentucky, Montana, Vermont, and West Virginia have announced they’ll throw in an additional $100 per week from their own coffers, raising the enhanced benefit to $400 per week.Federal money for the $300 enhanced unemployment benefit is running out. Here’s what to know|Lance Lambert|September 7, 2020|Fortune
That’s not money that goes to our coffers, nor is it money that goes to our profits.Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Change the Future of Medical Research? (Ep. 430)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 27, 2020|Freakonomics
Hutch is an old word for chest or coffer, chiefly used now in the compound ‘rabbit-hutch.’Milton's Comus|John Milton
Then King Loc ordered another coffer to be opened, in which were only pearls.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
When at last his rage subsided, he clasped his hands together and bent over the coffer once more.
With a hollow groan he fell forward over the coffer, striking his head upon the floor.
He took out the coffer and opened it; from it there fell out an apple, which rolled towards the couch.Georgian Folk Tales|Unknown
British Dictionary definitions for coffer
- short for cofferdam
- a recessed panel in a concrete, metal, or timber soffit