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coupe

1

[ koop ]

noun

  1. Also a closed, two-door car shorter than a sedan of the same model.


coupe

2

[ koop ]

noun

  1. ice cream or sherbet mixed or topped with fruit, liqueur, whipped cream, etc.
  2. a glass container for serving such a dessert, usually having a stem and a wide, deep bowl.
  3. any rimless plate.

coupé

3

[ koo-pey koop ]

noun

  1. a short, four-wheeled, closed carriage, usually with a single seat for two passengers and an outside seat for the driver.
  2. the end compartment in a European diligence or railroad car.
  3. Ballet. an intermediary step to transfer the weight from one foot to the other.
  4. (in Continental heraldry) party per fess.

coupe

1

/ kuːp /

noun

  1. a dessert of fruit and ice cream, usually served in a glass goblet
  2. a dish or stemmed glass bowl designed for this dessert


coupé

2

/ ˈkuːpeɪ /

noun

  1. Also calledfixed-head coupé a four-seater car with a fixed roof, a sloping back, and usually two doors Compare drophead coupé
  2. a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with two seats inside and one outside for the driver
  3. an end compartment in a European railway carriage with seats on one side only

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Word History and Origins

Origin of coupe1

First recorded in 1880–85; coupé

Origin of coupe2

1375–1425 for earlier senses “wicker basket, tub, cask”; 1890–95 for current senses; Middle English < Anglo-French co ( u ) pe, Old French coupe < Late Latin cuppa, Latin cūpa cask, tub, barrel; cup

Origin of coupe3

1825–35; < French coupé ( coupé indefs 1, 2 short for carrosse coupé “cut-off or shortened coach”), past participle of couper “to cut off,” verbal derivative of coup coup 1; cope 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of coupe1

C19: from French: goblet, cup

Origin of coupe2

C19: from French, short for carosse coupé, literally: cut-off carriage, from couper to cut, from coup blow, stroke

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Example Sentences

No, the Pacifica Pinnacle is not a sport sedan or souped-up super coupe.

Cocktails, I hope, are coming out of little plastic takeaway bottles and going into coupes.

This includes opting for less popular models, such as coupes or sedans instead of hot-ticket SUVs and trucks.

Police were searching for a woman in a blue coupe with shiny tire rims.

Police said a woman in the blue coupe sideswiped another vehicle.

This perfectionist, however, has become unhinged—just how Coupe likes it.

Kate Moss partnered with London restaurant 34 to make a Champagne coupe modeled on her left breast.

After shaking, he pours the opaque, green liquid through a strainer and into a chilled champagne coupe.

BMW is poised to introduce its new i3 all-electric coupe in 2014.

Draper purchased a cool blue 1962 Cadillac Coupe de Ville when he became a partner at Sterling Cooper.

She did not wish to enter the coupe, and told Doctor Mandelet she would walk; she was not afraid, and would go alone.

"We'll have something to eat and we'll go back and sit in the coupe and wait a while," Frey said.

The coupe parked across the street and Frey saw the crowd and the reporters.

Drawing nearer, she was dismayed to see that the coupe appeared to be lying on its stomach in the ditch.

The coupe rounded a curve and the road dipped between an avenue of swaying, whispering pines.

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