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coinage (word)

Definition:

a newly invented word or phrase

Class:

communication noun (communicative processes and contents)

Related to:

coin

Plural:

coinages

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

blend

Synonyms:

neologism | neology

Etymology:

"currency, money", from Old French coignage, from coignier "to coin". Meaning...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of coinage...

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Neologism

meaning "new", and λόγος, meaning "speech, utterance") is a newly coined term, word, or phrase, that may be in the process of entering common use, but has not yet been accepted into mainstream language. Neologisms are often directly attributable... (39 of 1675 words, pronunciation)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Neologism

Collins Dictionary:

neologism | neologisms [plural] | neologies [plural] | neology | neologist [noun, derived]

a newly coined word, or a phrase or familiar word used in a new sense | the practice of using or introducing neologisms | [rare] a tendency towards ... (26 of 337 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/neologism

Wiktionary:

neologism | coinage [synonym, sense-specific] | paleologism [antonym, sense-specific]

[linguistics] A word or phrase which has recently been coined; a new word or phrase. | [linguistics, uncountable] The act or instance of coining, or uttering a new word. | [psychiatry] The newly coined, meaningless words or phrases of someone with a ... (40 of 101 words, 3 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/neologism

Random House Dictionary:

neologism | neology | neologies [plural]

a new word, meaning, usage, or phrase. | the introduction or use of new words or new senses of existing words. | a new doctrine, especially a new ... (26 of 65 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/neologism

American Heritage Dictionary:

neologism | neology | neologies [plural] | neologist [noun, related] | neologistic [adjective, related] | neologistical [adjective, related]

A new word, expression, or usage. | The creation or use of new words or senses. | [psychology] ; The invention of new words regarded as a symptom of ... (27 of 54 words, 5 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/neologism

Oxford Dictionary:

neologism | neologist [derived] | neologize [derived]

a newly coined word or expression. | the coining or use of new words. (13 of 51 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/neologism

Merriam-Webster:

neologism | neologistic [adjective, related]

a new word, usage, or expression | a meaningless word coined by a psychotic (13 of 47 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/neologism

New World Dictionary:

neologism | neology | neologies [plural] | neologist [noun, related] | neologistic [noun, related]

a new word or a new meaning for an established word | the use of, or the practice of creating, new words or new meanings for established words (27 of 44 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/neologism

Macmillan British Dictionary:

neologism [countable, linguistics] | neologisms [plural]

a new word or expression, or an existing word used with a new meaning (14 of 41 words, pronunciations)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/neologism

Cambridge Dictionary:

neologism [formal]

a new word or expression, or a new meaning for an existing word (13 of 19 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/neologism

Britannica Encyclopedia:

coinage

certification of a piece of metal or other material as being of a specific intrinsic or exchange value. Croesus is generally credited with issuing the ... (25 of 193 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/1516848​/coinage

Columbia Encyclopedia:

coin

piece of metal, usually a disk of gold, silver, nickel, bronze, copper, aluminum, or a combination of such metals, stamped by authority of a ... (24 of 277 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/bus​/A​0812814​.html

Encarta Dictionary:

neologism | neologisms [plural] | neology: neologies [plural] | neologies [plural] | neology

a recently coined word or phrase, or a recently extended meaning of an existing word or phrase | the practice of coining new words or phrases, or of ... (27 of 87 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861682956​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

coinage

First use: late 14th century

Origin: "currency, money", from Old French coignage, from coignier "to coin". Meaning "act or proces of coining money" is from early 15th ... (24 of 44 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=coinage

Oxford Dictionary:

coinage

Origin: late Middle English: from Old French coigniage, from coignier "to mint" (see "coin")

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/coinage

New World Dictionary:

coinage

Origin: Middle English from Old French coignaige

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coinage

Wiktionary:

coinage

Origin: coin + -age.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/coinage

coin | coins [plural] | coined [past tense] | coining [present participle]

Origin: Old French coigne ("wedge, cornerstone, die for stamping"), from Latin cuneus ("wedge"). See also quoin ("cornerstone")

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/coin

-age

Origin: Old French -age, from Latin -aticum. Cognates include Spanish -aje and Italian -aggio.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-age

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

coinage

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "coinage"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/coinage

Macmillan British Dictionary:

coinage | coinages [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "coinage"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/coinage

Macmillan American Dictionary:

coinage | coinages [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "coinage"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/coinage

Cambridge Dictionary:

coinage [entry 2]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "coinage"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "coinage"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/coinage 2

the Free Dictionary:

coinage

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "coinage"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "coinage"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "coinage" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/coinage

Google Dictionary:

coinage | coinages [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "coinage"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=coinage

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

coinage

Audio: North American pronunciation of "coinage"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=coinag​01 word=coinage

YourDictionary Audio:

coinage

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "coinage" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coinage

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