Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “mint”

mint

noun  /mɪnt/ us  

mint noun (PLANT)

[C/U] an herb whose leaves have a clean smell and taste, used to flavor food, drinks, and candy [C/U] A mint is also a candy with this strong, fresh flavor.

mint noun (COIN FACTORY)

[C] a place where the new coins and paper money of a country are made [C] infml A mint is also a very large amount of money: The new roof cost us a mint.
mint
adjective [not gradable]  /mɪnt/ us  

mint

verb [T]  /mɪnt/ us  

mint verb [T] (MAKE COINS)

to make a new coin
(Definition of mint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mint?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “mint” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beer mat

a small piece of cardboard that you put under a glass to protect a table surface in a pub or bar

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More