verb (used without object), trouped, troup·ing.
Origin of troupe
Examples from the Web for troupe
It was dark and somewhat stuffy, and it was “home” to a troupe of six.
The troupe stages the critically acclaimed Being Harold Pinter, a play about helpless characters with a KGB-esque twist.
Little wonder, then, that the troupe goes to extreme lengths to keep their plays covert.
Others took a moment to snap photos with Razzie troupe members.Backstage at the Razzie Awards, Honoring Hollywood’s Worst Films|David Eckstein|March 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He would perform comedy sketches with his troupe around campus.Andrew Bachelor, a.k.a. King Bach, Is the King of Vine—And Comedy’s Next Big Thing|Marlow Stern|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is what we have been hoping, and we follow eagerly, escorted by the troupe.A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees|Edwin Asa Dix
The troupe nobody knew about: dispersed, most likely; the troupe, after all, was Lily.
There is a troupe all ready at Miskolcz at the present moment.Eyes Like the Sea|Mr Jkai
Many of the noble or wealthy families of Venice took pleasure in receiving members of Sacchi's troupe at their houses.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi|Count Carlo Gozzi
Lily had to accept a bag of cakes to share with the troupe when they had their tea.
British Dictionary definitions for troupe
Word Origin for troupe
Word Origin and History for troupe
1825, "company, band," from French troupe, from Middle French troupe "company" (see troop).