Definition of coin-operated
: operated by coins inserted in a slot a coin-operated laundry … its arcade of coin-operated electronic amusement machines.— John Hersey, The New Yorker, 7 Sept. 1987 He then slides on shower sandals to fetch blankets from the coin-op dryer in the basement of his Manhattan apartment building.— Sandra Sobieraj Westfall, People, 30 July 2012
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