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coupon clipper

noun

  1. a well-to-do person much of whose income is derived from clipping and cashing coupons from coupon bonds.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of coupon clipper1

First recorded in 1880–85

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Example Sentences

Dining on a deal does not a coupon-clipper make: it's par for even the most expensive palates these days.

Do you expect me to think that a coupon clipper could have done that?

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