Main definitions of minted in English

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minted1

adjective

British
informal
  • Having a lot of money; rich.

    ‘I imagine those kids think I'm minted’
    ‘her minted parents are now splashing out on a diamond ring for her’
    • ‘If you notice, he is very careful with his cash even though he's minted.’
    • ‘She's a lovely woman, she doesn't need fame - she's absolutely minted.’
    • ‘They must be minted, when they can throw that sort of money around.’
    • ‘Despite people thinking that he's minted now, Elliot insists major deals are not quite the cash grab like they used to be.’
    • ‘He must think I'm as minted as the guys from Dragon's Den, because he keeps coming to me with these harebrained schemes to invest in.’
    • ‘James Lees-Milne's diaries mention Alvilde Chaplin, a garden designer to the minted.’
    • ‘I imagine those kids think I'm minted and drive a Range Rover but honestly I'm not!’
    • ‘The absolutely minted singer, 25, has dug deep to treat her loved ones on a cruise around the Med.’
    • ‘He's a minted Chinese businessman who would be owner of the The New York Times.’
    • ‘Give her a break she's young and minted and earned it all herself.’
    wealthy, affluent, moneyed, cash rich, well off, well-to-do, with deep pockets, prosperous, opulent, substantial, propertied
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Pronunciation

minted

/ˈmɪntɪd/

Main definitions of minted in English

: minted1minted2

minted2

adjective

  • Flavoured or seasoned with mint.

    ‘grilled lamb chops with minted potatoes’
    • ‘So far I've tried it flavored with some herbs, spices, and teas - and here's a very simple minted hot chocolate made with only a real, fresh mint leaves.’
    • ‘A secretive layer of minted yogurt and a cache of garnet sweet potatoes made the dish even more of a global high-wire act.’
    • ‘The main courses arrived after a nice interval, with a side-order of vegetables that included minted new potatoes, roasted carrots, broccoli and green beans.’
    • ‘Food-wise, I went for the day's special, lamb steak with minted couscous and vegetables, while Sam did indeed opt for the lentil stew at £4.75.’
    • ‘And by serving with a squeeze of lime juice and a minted cucumber salad, you add immediacy and freshness.’
    • ‘I had the marginally better of the main courses as well, with my Moroccan spiced lamb shank on minted couscous with apricot sauce shading Vicky's poached monkfish tail with saffron and fennel chowder and tiger prawns.’
    • ‘An alternative could have been onion bhaji with minted yoghurt.’
    • ‘The combination of minted peas and feta seems unusual but is delicious and refreshing.’
    • ‘Leni gave into her atavistic instincts and had the grilled organic lamb cutlets with minted pea purée, potato gratin, tomato salsa and red wine for €24.95.’
    • ‘We both opted for the Lamb Kofta from the short but imaginative menu, three fat koftas arrived with a pretty garnish and a dipping bowl of minted dressing.’
    • ‘Those little bumps of minted candy sprinkled on the frosting before it hardened will surely be a hit with all.’
    • ‘When it turned up, the bhel poori was tantalisingly minted and just crunchy enough to pass muster.’
    • ‘Monkfish tail was served on a bed of minted peas, wrapped in basil, sun dried tomato and parma ham.’
    • ‘A century on, with muffins instead of toast and a minted hollandaise, this is still one of our most popular breakfast dishes at Claridge's.’
    • ‘Thinking I might be able to manage a tasty minted lamb sarnie if I chewed on the right hand side of my mouth, I've failed miserably and actually bitten into my lip and bled all over said sarnie… I'm starving!’
    • ‘I choose the grilled noisette of lamb with minted couscous and grilled capsicum.’
    • ‘He visited the family's home in Harrogate to show Mrs Sowerby how to cook a Christmas dinner of salmon, minted potatoes, leeks in a mildly curried cream sauce and braised cos lettuce.’
    • ‘A hardened, recalcitrant vegetarian, he didn't fancy either of the main course options open to him and asked instead for the fillet of halibut to be deep-fried and presented with a minted pea purée.’
    • ‘Jonathan had the torte, with minted pea soup as a starter.’
    • ‘My main was a nice minted lamb chop deal, and others at our table tried the new york steak and two servings of a prawn and scallop dish.’

Pronunciation

minted

/ˈmɪntɪd/