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 '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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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.
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.
Often, though, Clinton’s version of the idea lacks edges; it has been translated into the vapid coinage of American political discourse—and is subject to further modification.
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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
COINAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coinage for English Language Learners
: the act of creating a new word or phrase that other people begin to use
: a word that someone has created
: money in the form of coins
COINAGE Defined for Kids
Definition of coinage for Students
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