the act of coining or inventing new words
Few acts are as conceited, supercilious, and trite as coinage of contrived words, most of which will never see their day in the vernacular.
"Dude, with a job title like Assistant Manager, you should be pulling down some major COINAGE."
"My dear board members, as CEO, I recommend for myself some huge COINAGE and a golden parachute!"
Using a large amount of coins to pay for an item to lighten purse baggage often pissing off the checkout staff.
Checkout: Thats $5.35 thanks
Person: brings out change
Checkout: 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c 5c... hold on..5c..10c..15c..20c *1 minute passes
Person: Sorry about the coinage
Checkout: Thanks, and stuffs the rest into the till
Checkout later finds that the till is down on money
Coinage is to guys as cleavage is to chicks. Guys have big money, girls have big boobs.
Girl: Whoa, eric has some major coinage!
Guy: Dude, Check out Cindys cleavage! theres like no gap!
Money in the form of metal coin, shrapnel
Do you have any coinage for the drink machine?
To give out chocolate coins to other people for free.
"Does anybody want coinage?"
"yes please" "oh yum"