coster

noun

cos·​ter ˈkä-stər How to pronounce coster (audio)
British

Examples of coster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jon Cryer has opened up about his rocky past with Pretty in Pink coster Andrew McCarthy — and revealed how The View marked a turning point in mending the on-screen pair's real-life relationship. EW.com, 9 Feb. 2024 These coster communities would elect leaders in their local areas to keep the peace and collect money to support fellow traders down on their luck. Megan Specia, BostonGlobe.com, 29 Apr. 2023 These coster communities would elect a leader in their local area to keep the peace and collect money to support fellow traders down on their luck. Megan Specia, New York Times, 29 Apr. 2023 Like her coster Chalamet, the rising star honed in on the avant-garde allure of fashion and was able to channel any and all looks from classic Old World dressing with Schiaparelli gowns to today's cool girl style à la Gucci. Michelle Lee, Peoplemag, 28 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coster was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Coster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coster. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

coster

noun
cos·​ter ˈkäs-tər How to pronounce coster (audio)
British
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