Associations to the word «Mint»


MINT, verb. (intransitive) (provincial) (Northern England) (Scotland) To try, attempt; take aim.
MINT, verb. (transitive) (provincial) (Northern England) (Scotland) To try, attempt, endeavor; to take aim at; to try to hit; to purpose.
MINT, verb. (intransitive) (chiefly Scotland) To hint; suggest; insinuate.
MINT, noun. (provincial) (Northern England) (Scotland) Intent, purpose; an attempt, try; effort, endeavor.
MINT, noun. A building or institution where money (originally, only coins) is produced under government licence.
MINT, noun. (informal) A large amount of money. A vast sum or amount, etc.
MINT, noun. (figurative) Any place regarded as a source of unlimited supply; the supply itself.
MINT, verb. (transitive) To reproduce (coins), usually en masse, under licence.
MINT, verb. To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion.
MINT, adjective. Of condition, as new.
MINT, adjective. (numismatics) In near-perfect condition; uncirculated.
MINT, adjective. (philately) Unused with original gum; as issued originally.
MINT, adjective. (UK) (slang) Very good.
MINT, noun. Any plant in the genus Mentha in the family Lamiaceae, typically aromatic with square stems.
MINT, noun. The flavouring of the plant, either a sweet, a jelly or sauce.
MINT, noun. Any plant in the mint family, Lamiaceae.
MINT, noun. A green colour, like that of mint.
MINT, noun. A mint-flavored candy, often eaten to sweeten the smell of the breath.
MINT, adjective. Of a green colour, like that of the mint plant.
MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see mint,‎ chocolate chip.
MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP, noun. Ice cream made with a spearmint or peppermint base and chocolate chips.
MINT CONDITION, adjective. (idiomatic) Used, but still like new, as if freshly minted.
MINT CREAM, noun. A very faint green colour, like that of crème de menthe.
MINT CREAM, noun. A chocolate filled with peppermint fondant.
MINT CREAM, adjective. Of a very faint green colour, like that of crème de menthe.
MINT IMPERIAL, noun. A small round confection having a hard sugar coat and a soft minty centre; sometimes given to customers at the end of a restaurant meal when they pay the bill
MINT IMPERIALS, noun. Plural of mint imperial
MINT JELLY, noun. A sauce made from mint leaves, sugar, lemon juice and pectin; sometimes served to accompany roast lamb
MINT JULEP, noun. A cocktail consisting of bourbon whiskey, sugar, water and mint leaves.
MINT JULIP, noun. Alternative spelling of mint julep
MINT SAUCE, noun. A sauce, made with mint and vinegar, that is a popular accompaniment to roast lamb.
MINT SAUCE, noun. (UK) (slang) (archaic) Money.
MINT TEA, noun. An herb tea made by steeping leaves of plants of the mint family in hot water.
MINT TEAS, noun. Plural of mint tea

Dictionary definition

MINT, noun. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money".
MINT, noun. Any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers.
MINT, noun. Any member of the mint family of plants.
MINT, noun. The leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied.
MINT, noun. A candy that is flavored with a mint oil.
MINT, noun. A plant where money is coined by authority of the government.
MINT, verb. Form by stamping, punching, or printing; "strike coins"; "strike a medal".
MINT, adjective. As if new; "in mint condition".

Wise words

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