Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Golden cups, spoons, candlesticks, coined guineas—all the riches were revealed.

For this phase, Romanes has coined the term physiological isolation.

"Masterly inactivity" was as unlucky a phrase as ever was coined.

Pope, we believe, coined the contemptuous phrase, “I care not a pin.”

One British firm there, figuratively speaking, “coined” money.

The only satrapies in which money was coined, before Alexander, are the following.

He coined sixpences for Ireland worth only fourpence in England.

The phrase "Solvitur ambulando" must surely have been coined for him.

The French had coined a name for the distemper and called it folie d'Afrique.

Henry James may be said to have never "coined his soul" or always to have coined it.