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Meaning of COINER

Pronunciation:  'koynur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a skilled worker who coins or stamps money
  2. [n]  someone who is a source of new words or new expressions
  3. [n]  (British) a maker of counterfeit coins
 

COINER is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: minter, moneyer
 
 See Also: author, counterfeiter, forger, generator, skilled worker, source, trained worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Coin"er\, n.
1. One who makes or stamps coin; a maker of money; --
   usually, a maker of counterfeit money.

         Precautions such as are employed by coiners and
         receivers of stolen goods.            --Macaulay.

2. An inventor or maker, as of words. --Camden.

 

 

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