coffin

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
coffin

Plural
coffins

A coffin.
  1. A coffin is a box used to keep the dead body of a person.
    The family of Mary were very hurt to see her laying in her coffin.
    After Mary's funeral was over, they took her coffin out of the church.

Verb[change]

Plain form
coffin

Third-person singular
coffins

Past tense
coffined

Past participle
coffined

Present participle
coffining

  1. (transitive) When you coffin a dead person, you place his or her body into a coffin.