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Definition of "mint" []

  • A place where the coins of a country are manufactured by authority of the government. (noun)
  • A place or source of manufacture or invention. (noun)
  • An abundant amount, especially of money. (noun)
  • To produce (money) by stamping metal; coin. (verb-transitive)
  • To invent or fabricate: a phrase that was minted for one occasion. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mint" in a sentence
  • "This looks great and the mint is an interesting add."
  • "Two had blue swallow-tailed coats with brass buttons; and a fourth, a dashing young lawyer's clerk from Clement's Inn, was absolutely stirring a mixture, which he called a mint julep, with a yellow kid glove dangling out of his hand."
  • "* My 1996 Element was in mint condition with only 26,000 miles on it when I drove it to Texas to sell to a Honda dealer."