Examples of coinage in a Sentence
The word “blog” is a recent coinage.
Coinage was scarce in the colonies.
an expert in Chinese coinage
Recent Examples of coinage from the Web
The book was a best seller, and its titular coinage has since sunk into the lexicon.
The Old U.S. Mint is the only mint to have produced both United States and Confederate coinage.
The £5 coin—seen here—features Philip’s face on one side and the Queen’s on the other (the Queen’s face isn’t there just for the romantic flourish of having the partners be on either side, but rather because the Queen’s face must be on all coinage).
The phrase is the coinage of the late Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chávez, succeeded by the current Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro.
The 'rich chocolate pie' costs under $2 also, which is obviously well worth the coinage — sure, the flight will be a little bit more, but still worth it.
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Since its first coinage in 1786, Saussure’s name for glacially sculpted rocks and mountains has taken on a life of its own.
His coinage started to catch on, thanks to those who were grateful to have a name for their affliction.
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First Known Use of coinage
Synonymsbrainchild, invention, concoction, contrivance, creation, innovation, wrinkle
Related Wordscontraption, device, gadget, gizmo (also gismo), novelty; design, product, work; dream, fantasy (also phantasy), picture, vision; conception, imagining, origination
Near Antonymscarbon copy, clone, copy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, imitation, reduplication, replica, replication, reproduction
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