Definition of coin-operated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkoinˌäpəˌrādəd/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also coin-op)


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.


A machine that is coin-operated.

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Syllabification: coin-op·er·at·ed

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