Definition of coin-operated in English:

coin-operated

Syllabification: coin-op·er·at·ed
(also coin-op)

adjective

Operated by inserting coins in a slot: coin-operated telephones
More example sentences
  • Afghanistan got its first coin-operated public telephones in 1973.
  • Until 1982 all the UK's coin-operated telephones were made in Dollis Hill.
  • You may already know that Golden Tee is a staple in sports bars, but what you probably didn't know is that Golden Tee is perhaps the most popular coin-operated video game ever.

noun

Back to top  
A machine that is coin-operated.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day antebellum
Pronunciation: ˌantɪˈbɛləm
adjective
occurring or existing before a particular war…