vending machine

noun

Definition of vending machine

  1. :  a coin-operated machine for selling merchandise

Circa 1895

First Known Use of vending machine

circa 1895


VENDING MACHINE Defined for English Language Learners

vending machine

noun

Definition of vending machine for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that you put money into in order to buy food, drinks, cigarettes, etc.


VENDING MACHINE Defined for Kids

vending machine

noun

Definition of vending machine for Students

  1. :  a machine for selling merchandise operated by putting money into a slot



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up vending machine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

clearly seen through or understood

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • manet-jeanne-spring
  • Which is a synonym of chaffer?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ