Definitions for coupku

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coup d'etat, coup, putsch, takeover(noun)

    a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

  2. coup(noun)

    a brilliant and notable success


  1. Coup(n.)

    A sudden stroke delivered with promptness and force; -- used also in various ways to convey the idea of an unexpected, clever, and successful tactic or stratagem.

  2. Origin: [F., fr.L. colaphus a cuff, Gr. ko`lafos.]


  1. coup(Noun)

    A quick, brilliant, and highly successful act; a triumph.

  2. coup(Noun)

    A coup d'u00E9tat.

  3. coup(Noun)

    By extension, a takeover of one group by another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coup(noun)

    a sudden stroke; an unexpected device or stratagem; -- a term used in various ways to convey the idea of promptness and force

  2. Origin: [F., fr.L. colaphus a cuff, Gr. ko`lafos.]


  1. Coup

    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

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'coup' in Nouns Frequency: #2030

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dmitri Alperovitch:

    It’s a tremendous coup for China.

  2. David Cameron:

    We will not hand a publicity coup to ISIL.

  3. President Nicolas Maduro:

    Their coup d'etat failed, every fascist gets found out.

  4. President Nicolas Maduro:

    No one is untouchable in Venezuela, we'll use an iron fist against coup-mongers.

  5. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Regardless of the commission's decision ... it was all, without doubt, a coup attempt and we have stood tall against this.

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