Definitions for coupekuˈpeɪ or, for 1,5 , kup

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. Category: Automotive

    Ref: Also, coupé. 2

  2. Category: Railroads

    Ref: coupé (defs. 1, 2). 2 1 2 2

Origin of coupe:

1880–85; see coupé


  1. ice cream or sherbet topped with fruit, syrup, whipped cream, etc.

    Category: Cooking

  2. a glass container for serving such a dessert, usu. having a stem and a wide, deep bowl.

    Category: Ceramics

Origin of coupe:

1890–95; < F; OF: goblet < LL cuppa, L cūpa cask, tub; cf. cup

cou•pékuˈpeɪ 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.

    Category: Railroads

  3. Category: Automotive

    Ref: coupe1 (def. 1). 1 1 1; Also, coupe 1 1 (for defs. 1,2 ).

Origin of coupé:

1825–35; < F, short for carrosse coupé cut (i.e., shortened) coach, ptp. of couper to cut off, v. der. of coupcoup ; cf. cope1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coupe(noun)

    a car with two doors and front seats and a luggage compartment


  1. coupe(Noun)

    an ice cream dessert; the glass it is served in

  2. coupe(Noun)

    A car with two doors (variant of coupu00E9)

  3. coupe(Noun)

    an area of forest where harvesting of wood is planned or has taken place.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coupe(noun)

    the front compartment of a French diligence; also, the front compartment (usually for three persons) of a car or carriage on British railways

  2. Coupe(noun)

    a four-wheeled close carriage for two persons inside, with an outside seat for the driver; -- so called because giving the appearance of a larger carriage cut off


  1. Coupé

    A coupé or coupe is a closed two-door car body style with a permanently attached fixed roof. The precise definition of the term varies between manufacturers and over time. The term was first applied to 19th century carriages, where the rear-facing seats had been eliminated, or cut out.

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a two-door car with a fixed roof.

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