Definition of coupon
1 : a statement of due interest to be cut from a bearer bond when payable and presented for payment; also : the interest rate of a coupon
2 : a small piece of paper that allows one to get a service or product for free or at a lower price: such asa : one of a series of attached tickets or certificates often to be detached and presented as neededb : a ticket or form authorizing purchases of rationed commoditiesc : a certificate or similar evidence of a purchase redeemable in premiumsd : a part of a printed advertisement to be cut off to use as an order blank or inquiry form or to obtain a discount on merchandise or services
Examples of coupon in a Sentence
Bring in this coupon for a free oil change.
I'm always clipping coupons from the newspaper to use at the grocery store.
The coupon is good for one free ice-cream cone.
Send in this coupon for more information.
Recent Examples of coupon from the Web
Exhibit B: Grandpa Kevin Garnett searches for a way to cut out coupons for chicken nuggets.
Heritage Parkway, 400 block: A burglar entered a locked black 2015 Chevy Tahoe, damaging windows and a clutch purse, two pairs of headphones, one lipstick and miscellaneous coupons were stolen, totaling $232 in loss.
Tickets are $8 and each ticket has a free raffle ticket for a gift basket and two coupons for $5 off a purchase of $20 or more at Saunoris Garden Center.
No coupon is needed but sign up for the Tex-Mex restaurant’s Flathead email club here.
Pier 39 businesses are also offering coupons for everything from bike rentals to the upcoming Fall Beer Pour.
First 100 dads will get a $10 coupon for Duffy's Sports Grill.
An ever-growing number of apps, websites and browser extensions will search for shipping deals, sales and coupons.
All dads dining in will receive a coupon for 15 percent off at JT Ghamo.
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COUPON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of coupon for English Language Learners
: a usually small piece of printed paper that lets you get a service or product for free or at a lower price
: a section of an advertisement that you can cut out and mail to a company in order to request information or to order a product or service
COUPON Defined for Kids
Definition of coupon for Students
1 : a ticket or form that allows the holder to receive some service, payment, or discount
2 : a part of an advertisement meant to be cut out for use as an order blank
Legal Definition of coupon
: a statement of due interest to be cut from a debt instrument and especially a bearer bond when payable and presented for payment; also : the interest rate of a coupon
Origin and Etymology of coupon
French, from Old French, piece, from couper to cut
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