Meaning of COFFER in English

COFFER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

campaign

This lifted investors' spirits immensely, as well as filling well-informed politicians' campaign coffers .

They fill their campaign coffers with money from the oligarchs and monopolists of timber, railroad, utilities and mining.

Political action committees, which are more active in congressional races, represented only 2 percent of the presidential campaign coffers .

But the speaker is not a wealthy man and could dip into campaign coffers , causing more controversy.

PACs fill the campaign coffers of incumbents, not challengers.

■ VERB

fill

They fill their campaign coffers with money from the oligarchs and monopolists of timber, railroad, utilities and mining.

PACs fill the campaign coffers of incumbents, not challengers.

Goldman filled its coffers by underwriting some of the biggest fee deals of the year.

swell

Unless you're trying to swell the family coffers all by yourself.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

At first there was a period of confusion as porters, cursing and sweating, brought up bags, chests and coffers.

But of course it wishes to replenish its coffers.

It won't be easy, not with the coffers bare and momentum now turned in the downward direction.

No money ever left the federal coffers without carrying a baggage of conditions, guidelines, and restrictions.

Programs that hived off fortunes into their own coffers.

They fill their campaign coffers with money from the oligarchs and monopolists of timber, railroad, utilities and mining.

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