coup de foudre

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Related to coups de foudre: coups de grace

coup de foudre

(ku də fudrə)
n, pl coups de foudre (ku də fudrə)
a sudden and amazing action or event
[literally: lightning flash]

coup de foudre

- A sudden unforeseen event or instantaneous and overwhelming passion, such as love at first sight; it is French, literally, "stroke of lightning."
See also related terms for lightning.