verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of coin
Examples from the Web for coined
Apparently, Shakespeare coined 1,700 words, from the frequently used (excitement) to the should-be-more frequently used (spewed).
Michael Lewis, who coined the term and penned the 2003 bestselling book of that name.
The term “lobbyist” supposedly was coined during the well-corrupted (and well-soaked) presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.
Yet to Krauthammer, who coined the term “Reagan Doctrine,” the Gipper was what a president is supposed to be.Why the Right Thinks Obama’s a Narcissist—and Why They’re Wrong|John McWhorter|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Coined “obscenity regulations,” on face value they appear to ban material that “depicts or describes sexual misconduct.”
They were named from being first coined in one of the Italian duchies.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
So he consulted his friends; and they and he, laying their heads together, coined new ones.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies|Robert Gordon Latham
The medical term rachitis was coined about 1650, with a punning allusion to Gr.
Such money as there was might be coined, in its name, but Madam League reigned supreme in Paris.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete|John Lothrop Motley
At one time it was coined in Russia, but it is no longer applied to that use.
British Dictionary definitions for coined
Derived Formscoinable, adjectivecoiner, noun
Word Origin for coin
Idioms and Phrases with coined
In addition to the idiom beginning with coin
- coin money
- other side of the coin
- pay back (in someone's own coin)