coin NOUN a flat disc or piece of metal with an official stamp, used as money.
VERB 1) make (coins) by stamping metal. 2) Brit. informal earn (large amounts of money) quickly and easily. 3) invent (a new word or phrase).
DERIVATIVES coiner noun.
ORIGIN Old French, 'wedge, corner, die' , from Latin cuneus 'wedge' .

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  • Coiner — Coin er, n. 1. One who makes or stamps coin; a maker of money; usually, a maker of counterfeit money. [1913 Webster] Precautions such as are employed by coiners and receivers of stolen goods. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. An inventor or maker, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coiner — Ryan Coiner Spielerinformationen Geburtstag 7. September 1979 Geburtsort Aliso Viejo, Vereinigte Staaten Position Stürmer Vereine in der Jugend 1999 2002 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • coiner — noun see coin II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • coiner — See coinable. * * * …   Universalium

  • coiner — noun a) A person who makes coins b) A person who invents words …   Wiktionary

  • coiner — coin·er || kɔɪnÉ™ n. person who makes counterfeit coins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coiner — 1) enrico 2) recoin …   Anagrams dictionary

  • coiner — coin·er …   English syllables

  • coiner — One who coins money; a counterfeiter …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • coiner — n. 1 a person who coins money, esp. Brit. the maker of counterfeit coin. 2 a person who invents or devises something (esp. a new word or phrase) …   Useful english dictionary

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