Coupon in a sentence

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Definition of Coupon

  • A certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.
  • A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled to some specified accomodation or service, as to a passage over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a theater, or the like.
  • a ticket or form allowing the bearer to purchase a specific quantity of rationed goods; -- such coupons are typically issued by a governmental agency.
  • a printed form, often distributed as part of an advertisement, entitling the bearer to purchase a specific item of merchandise at a discount; or, a similar form which may be submitted to the issuer to obtain goods or information. Such coupons may be issued by the manufacturer (manufacturer's coupon) or by a retail establishment; in the latter case they may then be redeemed only at that particular retail store.
  • a test sample of some substance
  • a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed

How to use coupon in a sentence. Coupon pronunciation.

Mr. Burrows indulges in slight but effective sarcasm of sham reformers and so-called business men who perform the arduous task of cutting coupons and live in rarefied regions where they can only be seen by the common people when the light is turned on.
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Mr. Harbison was butler, and Max and Dal got the furnace, although neither of them had ever been nearer to a bucket of coal than the coupons on mining stock.
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Further, and to the point, he possessed some several paltry mines,-a score; it does not matter: and he owned a few miles of lands, and engineered deals, and clipped coupons.
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Dressing up daughters comes under the head of window-display or coupons, and is charged off to publicity.
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I say that I refer to those coupon bonds, issued in the days of eight and ten per cent interest, and gradually narrowing as they drop their semiannual slips of paper, which represent wishes to be realized, as the roses let fall their leaves in July, as the icicles melt away in the thaw of January?
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How beautiful was the coupon bond, arrayed in its golden raiment of promises to pay at certain stated intervals, for a goodly number of coming years!
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Pity the poor fractional capitalist, who has just managed to live on the eight per cent of his coupon bonds.
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The shears of Atropos were not more fatal to human life than the long scissors which cut the last coupon to the lean proprietor, whose slice of dry toast it served to flatter with oleomargarine.
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Those who can't are provided, after inquiry, with coupons.
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A man,' he says, 'that has th' ticker eye,' he says, 'or th' coupon thumb,' he says, 'is cured in no time,' he says.
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Between a father who clipped coupons and cultivated roses, and a mother who loved the social round, Neil Bonner had gone rather wild.
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Then he hied himself away to a crony of kindred pursuits, with whom he was wont to confer over coupons and roses, and between the two the destiny of young Neil Bonner was made manifest.
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So long as he worked or waited, Madeline remained in New York, but when in February death gave him his quittance, she took her freedom too, with wide intentions and many coupons.
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Heroics in a hall bedroom cut no coupons, my poor friend.
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First Comptroller Porter, of the Treasury at Washington, has lead a novel case presented to him for decision: A wealthy Scotch gentleman, while travelling by rail in his native country in 1876 lost his portmanteau, containing five hundred thousand dollars in bonds of various nations, among which were five thousand dollars in United States six per cent coupon bonds.
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The assistant made a mental note of the section and number of the seats for future reference and handed back the coupons.
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He is one of the wealthiest men along the river, and employs a man to do nothing but cut off his stock coupons.
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Vlà comme il arrive: „Oui, j'aurai mon Episcopat, „Car je suis sûr de mes soldats; „Allons, marchons, doublons le pas, „Frappons, coupons, taillons des bras.
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Austria, to cover the expenses of the war, had invented paper money, and had flooded the empire with millions of coupons.
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He had also left to his eldest son the twenty-two millions of coupons which he had taken for the gold which he had advanced to the state for the prosecution of the Seven Years' War.
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Examples of Coupon

Example #1
He believes it, he has proclaimed it in public, and he embodies it.
Example #2
Postmaster Burrows of Edmundton, in rounded periods, is putting in nomination his distinguished neighbour and fellow-citizen, the Honourable Adam B. Hunt, who can subscribe and say amen to every plank in that platform.
Example #3
Anne got the bedrooms, and Leila was parlor-maid.
Example #4
It seems funny now to look back and think what a dreadful time she really had, for Aunt Selina took the grippe, you know, that very day.
Example #5
He had done no wrong, followed the letter of the law, was respectable.
Example #6
He was old-old enough to have begotten you-and not nice to look upon, but as the world goes, clean.