mint: Meaning and Definition of
- any aromatic herb of the genus Mentha, having opposite leaves and small, whorled flowers, as the spearmint and peppermint. Cf.
- a soft or hard confection, often shaped like a wafer, that is usually flavored with peppermint and often served after lunch or dinner.
- any of various flavored hard candies packaged as a roll of small round wafers.
- made or flavored with mint: mint tea.
- a place where coins, paper currency, special medals, etc., are produced under government authority.
- a place where something is produced or manufactured
- a vast amount, esp. of money: He made a mint in oil wells.
- (of a stamp) being in its original, unused condition.
- unused or appearing to be newly made and never used: a book in mint condition.
- to make (coins, money, etc.) by stamping metal.
- to turn (metal) into coins: to mint gold into sovereigns.
- to make or fabricate; invent: to mint words.
— Scot. and North Eng. Scot. and North Eng.
- intent; purpose.
- an attempt; try; effort.
- to try (something); attempt.
- to take aim at (something) with a gun.
- to hit or strike at (someone or something).
- to try; attempt.
- to take aim.
- mint (Thesaurus)