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coupon clipper

Syllabification: cou·pon clip·per

Definition of coupon clipper in English:

noun

North American informal
A person with a large number of coupon bonds.
Example sentences
  • From producers of real goods they become coupon-clippers.
  • While the twenty-eight million Americans working for poverty-level wages are scarcely mentioned, we are treated to a lengthy portrait of the sober-minded coupon-clippers of America.
  • It is most commonly found among former math majors, chronic coupon-clippers and old ladies who still use tiny change purses.

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