Definitions for coupku
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move.
(among the Plains Indians of North America) a daring deed performed in battle by a warrior, as touching an enemy without sustaining injury oneself.
Ref: coup d'état.
* (kooz; Fr. koo)..
Origin of coup:
1640–50; < F: lit., blow, stroke, OF colp < LL colpus, L colaphus < Gk kólaphos
coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover(noun)
a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
a brilliant and notable success
A quick, brilliant, and highly successful act; a triumph.
A coup d'u00E9tat.
By extension, a takeover of one group by another.
a sudden stroke; an unexpected device or stratagem; -- a term used in various ways to convey the idea of promptness and force
Coup is the debut album by The New Regime, which is a solo project by Ilan Rubin, the previous drummer of Welsh band Lostprophets and current drummer of Angels and Airwaves. Ilan recorded all 10 tracks himself on all instruments, including vocals. In addition to the songs found over the last few months on his Myspace page, he recorded two additional songs for this album. It was released on November 18, 2008 as a digital download on digital music stores such as iTunes, Amazon and eMusic. It was also released as a free download on the official Nine Inch Nails web site. A follow-up to Coup was released three years later in April 2011 and is called Speak Through The White Noise.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'coup' in Nouns Frequency: #2030
Translations for coup
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a sudden successful action
He achieved a real coup by completing this deal.
- ضَربة مُفاجِئة ناجِحَـهArabic
- golpePortuguese (BR)
- skvělý tahCzech
- der CoupGerman
- εύστοχη ενέργεια, άθλοςGreek
- meisterlik saavutusEstonian
- کار چشمگیر؛ موفقیتFarsi
- (beau) coupFrench
- הֵשֶׂג מָרשִׁיםHebrew
- सफल एवं अकस्मात क्रियाHindi
- iznenadan uspjehCroatian
- snilldarbragð, snjallræðiIcelandic
- colpo maestroItalian
- netikėta sėkmė, persilaužimasLithuanian
- sekmīgs darījums; veikls gājiensLatvian
- goede zetDutch
- przełom, wielki sukcesPolish
- کار چشمگیر؛ موفقیتPersian
- د کار بریالیتوبPashto
- lovitură, reuşităRomanian
- удачный ходRussian
- (dobrý) ťahSlovak
- uspešan potezSerbian
- çok başarılı işTurkish
- 突然且成功的行動Chinese (Trad.)
- вдалий хідUkrainian
- کارگر عمل، هنگامی اقدامUrdu
- việc làm táo bạoVietnamese
- 意外而成功的行动Chinese (Simp.)
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