Idioms about coin
Origin of coin
OTHER WORDS FROM coincoin·a·ble, adjectivecoin·er, nounmis·coin, verbre·coin, verb (used with object)
Other definitions for coin (2 of 2)
Origin of COIN
How to use coin in a sentence
The Georgia Birds and the Michigan Felines play a game where they flip a fair coin 101 times.
They flipped a coin to see which of them had first possession, and whoever made the first basket won the game.
If you flip a coin four times, there’s a 6% chance it will come up heads every time—unlikely, but it happens.6 things to know about presidential election polls|Geoffrey Colvin|October 30, 2020|Fortune
So instead you toss two identical coins — the “replicas” — and note how often they land on the same side.
A normal coin lands with heads facing up half the time, tails facing up half the time — almost never on its side.
Pele, by the way, is often given credit for coining the phrase O Jogo Bonito—the Beautiful Game.The Literature of Futbol: 11 Great Books About Soccer|Robert Birnbaum|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But time will remember him most vividly for coining the term “sack,” as in “sacking the quarterback,” which he did a lot.
According to Emily Hauser, our coining of the phrase “Jew-washing” was disingenuous and part of a nefarious “McCarthy-esque” plot.
You will stand aloof like a second Aurelius, coining austere aphorisms and mocking the weakness of your unlearned fellows.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
He was suspected of coining false money, but Dr. Dee declares he was innocent.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
Manufacturers of emblems are coining money by the sale of hands, palm outstretched.
It had done very well, it had run three months, but they were by no means coining money with it.The Tragic Muse|Henry James
The 11th section authorizes the coining of the three cent coin, probably to facilitate the payment of these rates.History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America|John Kerr Tiffany
British Dictionary definitions for coin
Derived forms of coincoinable, adjectivecoiner, noun
Word Origin for coin
Other Idioms and Phrases with coin
In addition to the idiom beginning with coin
- coin money
- other side of the coin
- pay back (in someone's own coin)