Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A strongbox for the safe storage of money or other valuables.

Usage examples (32)
  • Noun : The coffers of the organization were rapidly filled by the contributions
  • And as if that were not bad enough, he pays them compensation out of what he calls the coffers of Rebecca.
  • Money that goes into the city coffers is in my mind taxpayer dollars.
  • Creaming money from government coffers is so much easier and profitable. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.