Definitions for Coupletˈkʌp lɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cou•pletˈkʌp lɪt(n.)

  1. a pair of successive lines of verse, esp. a pair the same length that rhyme.

    Category: Prosody

  2. a pair; couple.

  3. any of the contrasting sections of a musical rondo.

    Category: Music and Dance

Origin of couplet:

1570–80; < MF; see couple , -et

Princeton's WordNet

  1. couple, pair, twosome, twain, brace, span, yoke, couplet, distich, duo, duet, dyad, duad(noun)

    two items of the same kind

  2. couplet(noun)

    a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed

Wiktionary

  1. couplet(Noun)

    A pair of lines with rhyming end words.

  2. couplet(Noun)

    A pair of one-way streets which carry opposing directions of traffic through gridded urban areas.

    5th Street is one-way west only and 6th Street is one-way east only. Together, they form a couplet in Downtown Los Angeles

Webster Dictionary

  1. Couplet(noun)

    two taken together; a pair or couple; especially two lines of verse that rhyme with each other

Freebase

  1. Couplet

    A couplet is a pair of lines of meter in poetry. It usually consists of two lines that rhyme and have the same meter.


Translations for Couplet

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

couplet(noun)

two lines of verse, one following the other, which rhyme with each other.

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