a soft or hard confection or candy flavored with spearmint or peppermint: after-dinner mints.
Also called mint green . a light green color with a cool, bluish undertone: The cushion comes in mint or orange.
made or flavored with mint: mint tea.
of the color mint.
Other definitions for mint (2 of 3)
a place where coins, paper currency, special medals, etc., are produced under government authority.
a place where something is produced or manufactured
a vast amount, especially of money: He made a mint in oil wells.
Philately. (of a stamp) being in its original, unused condition.
unused or appearing to be newly made and never used: a book in mint condition.
to make (coins, money, etc.) by stamping metal.
to turn (metal) into coins: to mint gold into sovereigns.
- minter, noun
Other definitions for mint (3 of 3)
an attempt; try; effort.
to try (something); attempt.
to take aim at (something) with a gun.
to hit or strike at (someone or something).
to try; attempt.
to take aim.
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How to use mint in a sentence
For context, 17 unicorns were minted in the United States during Q3 2020.With 5 new unicorns in first week of 2021, are we in for a stampede this year? | Alex Wilhelm | January 7, 2021 | TechCrunch
For now it’ll only be available in vanilla, though chocolate, mint, and pistachio versions have been available over the years.Viennetta, the Fanciest Dessert of the ’90s, Is Back | Jaya Saxena | January 7, 2021 | Eater
Instead, 2017’s bull run was largely fueled by a wave of newly-minted “alternative” cryptocurrencies that made big promises.
The thought of sending our newly minted 5-year-old into a virtual learning environment at a new school broke our hearts.
With a newly minted degree in literature, it was pretty much the only job I was qualified for.World class: Remembering legendary travel writer Jan Morris | Liza Weisstuch | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
Zied suggests popping a breath strip, sucking on a strong mint, or reapplying your lip gloss.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work | DailyBurn | November 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
By the way, a mint condition 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz convertible can now sell for as much as $350,000.
Then, it went big and ultimately became just another breath mint.
The true origins of the mint julep, however, stretch back considerably further.
So when you take that first frosty sip of your mint julep in celebration of the Kentucky Derby, enjoy it.
The last-named engine was intended for the coinage operations in the mint at Lima.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
The mint belongs to our engine concern, and now coins about five millions per year.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
It was founded in 1723, and has since become a place of considerable size, for in it is the chief mint of the empire.Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
We are also told that the mint master was allowed a certain number of these coins as pay.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies | H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
The word "money" is derived from the temple of Jupiter Moneta, where the Roman mint was established.
British Dictionary definitions for mint (1 of 2)
stone mint another name for dittany (def. 2)
a sweet flavoured with mint
- minty, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for mint (2 of 2)
a place where money is coined by governmental authority
a very large amount of money: he made a mint in business
(of coins, postage stamps, etc) in perfect condition as issued
British informal excellent; impressive
in mint condition in perfect condition; as if new
to make (coins) by stamping metal
(tr) to invent (esp phrases or words)
- minter, noun
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