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Is coin a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word coin is a Scrabble US word. The word coin is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

C3O1I1N1

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Yes. The word coin is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

C3O1I1N1

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Valid words made from Coin

You can make 11 words from 'coin' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'coin'

CION 6COIN 6
CONI 6ICON 6

3 letters words from 'coin'

CON 5ION 3

2 letters words from 'coin'

IN 2IO 2
NO 2OI 2
ON 2 

All 4 letters words made out of coin

coin ocin cion icon oicn iocn coni ocni cnoi ncoi onci noci cino icno cnio ncio inco nico oinc ionc onic noic inoc nioc

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word coin. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in coin.

Definitions and meaning of coin

coin

Etymology

From Middle English coyn, from Old French coigne (wedge, cornerstone, die for stamping), from Latin cuneus (wedge). Doublet of coign and cuneus. See also quoin (cornerstone). Displaced Middle English mynt, from Old English mynet, which was derived from Latin monēta.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪn
  • Homophones: coign, quoin

Noun

coin (countable and uncountable, plural coins)

  1. (money) A piece of currency, usually metallic and in the shape of a disc, but sometimes polygonal, or with a hole in the middle.
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      ...the coins were of all countries and sizes - doubloons, and louis d'ors, and guineas, and pieces of eight...
  2. A token used in a special establishment like a casino.
    Synonym: chip
  3. (figuratively) That which serves for payment or recompense.
    • 1654, Henry Hammond, Of Fundamentals...
      The loss of every present advantage to flesh and blood is repaid in a nobler coin.
  4. (uncountable, slang, US, African-American Vernacular) Money in general, not limited to coins.
    Synonyms: money; see also Thesaurus:money
    • 2014, Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda", The Pinkprint:
      Boy toy named Troy, used to live in Detroit, big dope dealer money he was getting some coin.
  5. (card games) One of the suits of minor arcana in tarot, or a card of that suit.
  6. A corner or external angle.
    Synonyms: wedge, quoin
  7. A small circular slice of food.
    • 2015, Fodor's The Carolinas & Georgia
      For munchies try deep-fried jalapeño coins, jumbo Buffalo wings, and hush puppies with a sweet edge.
    • 2020, Evan Bloom, Rachel Levin, Eat Something (page 76)
      Spread out four bread and butter pickle coins on top, and sprinkle with onion.
  8. (informal) A cryptocurrency.

Derived terms

  • coinage
  • coin of the realm
  • euro coin

Descendants

  • Japanese: コイン (koin)

Translations

Verb

coin (third-person singular simple present coins, present participle coining, simple past and past participle coined)

  1. To make of a definite fineness, and convert into coins, as a mass of metal.
    Synonyms: mint, manufacture
  2. (by extension) To make or fabricate.
    Synonyms: invent, originate
  3. To acquire rapidly, as money; to make.

Derived terms

  • coin it
  • newcoin

Translations

Anagrams

  • ICON, Nico, cion, coni, icon

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kwɛ̃/
  • Homophone: coing

Etymology 1

From Old French coin, from Latin cuneus (wedge), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱū (sting).

Noun

coin m (plural coins)

  1. wedge, cornerpiece
  2. corner
    • 2016, Joey Richardière, Une fille venue d'ailleurs, Chiado.
  3. area, part, place, spot
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Imitative.

Interjection

coin

  1. quack

Further reading

  • “coin” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɪnʲ/

Noun

coin

  1. inflection of :
    1. (archaic) dative singular
    2. nominative/vocative/dative plural

Mutation


Middle English

Noun

coin

  1. Alternative form of coyn (coin, quoin)

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /konʲ/

Noun

coin

  1. inflection of :
    1. accusative/dative singular
    2. nominative/vocative/accusative dual
    3. nominative plural

Mutation


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *kunes (compare Welsh cŵn, Cornish keun).

Noun

coin m pl

  1. plural of (dog)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to make metal currency.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)