Origin of coupe1
Definition for coupe (2 of 3)
Origin of coupe2
Definition for coupe (3 of 3)
Origin of coupé
Examples from the Web for coupe
This perfectionist, however, has become unhinged—just how Coupe likes it.Eliza Coupe Finds Her ‘Happy Ending’ With ‘Benched’|Kevin Fallon|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kate Moss partnered with London restaurant 34 to make a Champagne coupe modeled on her left breast.
He also started drag racing cars, and once crashed a coupe while drivng 90 miles per hour.
She was found slumped over the wheel in her Mercedes coupe, which had crashed into a telephone pole.
Fair hands, fresh from the healthful contact of washing-soda, wave recognition to him from coupe or victoria.The Little Lady of Lagunitas|Richard Henry Savage
We found the road to the "coupe," which was seen for many, many miles.Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2|Maria R. Audubon
The duke dispatched his valet to the ticket office to engage a coupe on the express train, so that he might be entirely private.The Lost Lady of Lone|E.D.E.N. Southworth
That evening Graham found himself in the coupe of the express train to Strasbourg.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
I told her that I knew not, but was eager to hear, for that I ever counted Jock the best bairn in all the coupe.The Men of the Moss-Hags|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for coupe (1 of 2)
Word Origin for coupe
British Dictionary definitions for coupe (2 of 2)
Word Origin for coupé
Word Origin and History for coupe
1834, from French coupe (18c.), noun use of past participle of couper "to cut (in half);" see coup. Modern use is from early 19c. carrosse coupe "cut-off carriage," a shorter version of the berlin, minus the back seat. First applied to closed two-door automobiles 1908.