Mammoth Memory

Coin (not money) – Invent (a new word or phrase)

(Pronounced koyn)

To remember the definition of the word coin, use the following mnemonic:

The coin (coin) invents new words

The coin (coin) invents new words


Examples of coin (not money) in a sentence

She was always trying to coin new phrases but none of them made sense. 

It can be difficult to know for certain who coined older words and phrases.

He stupidly tried to claim he was the one to coin a phrase that had been around for centuries.

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