coupe


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coupe

a closed two-door car; a frozen dessert: She chose the coupe rather than the sedan.
Not to be confused with:
coop – an enclosure or cage: a chicken coop; a co-op: They bought their food at a co-op.
coup – (koo) a brilliant stratagem; overturn; upset: His win was quite a coup.

cou·pé

 (ko͞o-pā′)
n.
1. A closed four-wheel carriage with a single bench seat inside and one outside for a driver.
2. also coupe (ko͞op) A closed two-door automobile.

[French, from past participle of couper, to cut, from coup, blow; see coup.]

coupe 1

(ko͞op)
n.
1.
a. A dessert of ice cream or fruit-flavored ice, garnished and served in a special dessert glass.
b. The stemmed glass in which a coupe is served.
2. A shallow, bowl-shaped dessert dish.

[French, cup, from Late Latin cuppa; see cup.]

coupe 2

 (ko͞op)
n.
Variant of coupé..

coupe

(kuːp)
n
1. (Cookery) a dessert of fruit and ice cream, usually served in a glass goblet
2. (Cookery) a dish or stemmed glass bowl designed for this dessert
[C19: from French: goblet, cup]

coupé

(ˈkuːpeɪ)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) Also called: fixed-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. (Railways) an end compartment in a European railway carriage with seats on one side only
[C19: from French, short for carosse coupé, literally: cut-off carriage, from couper to cut, from coup blow, stroke]

coupe1

(kup)

n.
1. Also, coupé. a closed two-door car shorter than a sedan of the same model.
[1880–85; see coupé]

coupe2

(kup)

n.
1. ice cream or sherbet topped with fruit, syrup, whipped cream, etc.
2. a glass container for serving such a dessert, usu. having a stem and a wide, deep bowl.
[1890–95; < French; Old French: goblet < Late Latin cuppa, Latin cūpa cask, tub; compare cup]

cou•pé

(kuˈpeɪ or, for 1,5, kup)

n.
1. a short, four-wheeled, closed carriage, usu. 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.
Also, coupe (for defs. 1,2).
[1825–35; < French, short for carrosse coupé cut (i.e., shortened) coach, past participle of couper to cut off, v. derivative of coup coup; compare cope1]

coupe

A step with the weight on the right foot, with the left drawn up in front in fifth, cutting away the right foot which is raised, or similar executed as a jump. Coupe dessou is with the foot behind.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coupe - a car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartmentcoupe - a car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
Translations
سيّارة مكشوفَة لراكبين
kupé
coupé
kupé
tveggjadyra bíll
kupé
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coupé

[ˈkuːpeɪ] N (Aut) → cupé m

coupé

[ˈkuːpeɪ] coupe [ˈkuːp] n (= car) → coupé m

coupé

n (= car)Coupé nt, → Kupee nt

coupé

[ˈkuːpeɪ] n (Aut) → coupé m inv

coupé

(ˈkuːpei) , ((American) ku:ˈpei) noun
a two-door car with a fixed roof.
References in classic literature ?
It was Madame Nilsson's first appearance that winter, and what the daily press had already learned to describe as "an exceptionally brilliant audience" had gathered to hear her, transported through the slippery, snowy streets in private broughams, in the spacious family landau, or in the humbler but more convenient "Brown coupe" To come to the Opera in a Brown coupe was almost as honourable a way of arriving as in one's own carriage; and departure by the same means had the immense advantage of enabling one
And Josephine was quite sure she had heard Doctor Mandelet's coupe. Yes, there it was, down at the door.
"My dear Count," said Albert, "I will endeavor to return your politeness at Rome, and place my coupe at your disposal until your own be ready."
It was a coupe of Koller's building, and with horses and harness for which Drake had, to the knowledge of all the lions of Paris, refused on the previous day seven hundred guineas.
Sabin said to Felix as they sat side by side in the small coupe, "that your stay in this country will be so brief."
"An empty coupe came to the door about an hour ago and it's still waiting," she added, looking at me inquisitively.
I thought you had too much pride and sense to truckle to any mortal woman just because she wears French boots and rides in a coupe," said Jo, who, being called from the tragic climax of her novel, was not in the best mood for social enterprises.
She descended at the great front entrance from her own electric coupe, and swept into the hotel followed by her maid.
This carriole, known to all the town, was cared for by Jacquelin as though it were the finest coupe in all Paris.
She went herself to the stable where she hired carriages, and chose a coupe that was neither old, nor bourgeois, nor showy.
BMW is going large with its 8 Series range with the introduction of a four-door Gran Coupe.
With its standalone body concept, plus powertrain and chassis technology designed squarely to engender supreme dynamic ability, the new BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe embodies a brand of sporting flair unique in the luxury segment.