coin

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Singular
coin

Plural
coins

Japanese coins
  1. (countable) A coin is money made of metal.
    The United States makes several different coins including the penny, nickel, dime, and quarter.


Verb[change]

Plain form
coin

Third-person singular
coins

Past tense
coined

Past participle
coined

Present participle
coining

  1. (transitive) When you invent a new word or phrase, you coin the word or phrase.
    The host of a radio show coined the phrase "rock and roll" for music of the 1950s.