What is the definition of "coined words"?

Answer

A coined word is a newly invented term or word, commonly referred to as a neologism. It can also be an already existing expression or phrase used in a different sense. Neologism is derived from the Greek words neo, which means new and logos, which means speech or utterance.

Coined words or neologisms are introduced by a specific person, publication, period or event. An author who used a fresh word in his book is presenting that term to the public. If the readers accepted that specific word into normal language, it will then be part of daily conversations and regular use.

1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what is the definition of coining
coin
[koin]
NOUN
1.
a piece of metal stamped and issued by the authority of a government for use as money.
2.
a number of such pieces.
3.
Informal. money; cash: He's got plenty of coin in the bank.
4.
Architecture quoin.
5.
Archaic. a corner cupboard of the 18th century.
More Definitions
Fewer Definitions
Source: Dictionary.com
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com