Definitions for corpse
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word corpse.
cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remainsnoun
the dead body of a human being
"the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay"
a dead body
to lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably
Etymology: From corpus
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: corps, Fr. corpus, Latin.
Though plenteous, all too little seems
To stuff this man, this vast unhide-bound corps. John Milton.
He looks as man was made, with face erect,
That scorns his brittle corps, and seems asham’d
He’s not all spirit. John Dryden, Don Sebastian.
Not a friend greet
My poor corps, where my bones shall be thrown. William Shakespeare.
There was the murder’d corps in covert laid,
And violent death in thousand shapes display’d. John Dryden, Fables.
See where the corps of thy dead son approaches. Addison.
The corpse was laid out upon the floor by the emperor’s command: he then bid every one light his flambeau, and stand about the dead body. Joseph Addison, Guardian, №. 99.
Corpse Husband (born August 8, 1997), commonly abbreviated as Corpse and stylized as CORPSE, is an American YouTuber and musician. Corpse is best known for his music and "faceless" work on YouTube. He is mostly known for his horror story narration and Among Us content. He also gained notable recognition for his deep low-pitched voice.
a human body in general, whether living or dead; -- sometimes contemptuously
the dead body of a human being; -- used also Fig
Etymology: [OF. cors (sometimes written corps), F. corps, L. corpus; akin to AS. hrif womb. See Midriff, and cf. Corse, Corselet, Corps, Cuerpo.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
korps, or kors, n. the dead body of a human being.—ns. Corpse′-can′dle, a light seen hovering over a grave—an omen of death; Corpse′-gate, the lichgate (see Lichgate). [M. E. corps, earlier cors—O. Fr. cors, the body—L. corpus.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Jack's term for the party of marines embarked; the corps.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'corpse' in Nouns Frequency: #2709
The numerical value of corpse in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of corpse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
A 17-year-old corpse was tested positive for Ebola virus. This took place in Margibi County. There is no need to panic. The corpse has been buried and our contact tracing has started work.
And while the entire community banded together to search for Kristin desperately, Paul and Ruben Flores did not join in, you will hear Ruben Flores would tear down missing posters of Kristin — tore down her smiling, beautiful face — called her a ‘dirty slut,’ all while her corpse was decomposing underneath his deck.
Boys had crazy ideas that after a robbery, when they sleep with an old woman, it's like they are cleansed, the young boys would strangle the cucus ... Every time we went to pick up the corpse of an old woman, my heart used to bleed.
(They) burned her and then threw her corpse away in the Kabul River.
The defendant deserves a heavy jail term considering the pain the victim must have gone through, the bitter emotion that the victim had to end her life in a foreign country this way, and sadness for the victim's bereaved family who lost their beloved family member, the victim is now returning to her homeland as a corpse.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for corpse
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- جيفة, جثمان, جَسَد, جثة, مَيِّتArabic
- cəsəd, meyit, leşAzerbaijani
- мярцвя́к, трупBelarusian
- cadàverCatalan, Valencian
- Leichnam, LeicheGerman
- πτώμα, κουφάριGreek
- جسد, لاشه, کالبدPersian
- ruumis, kalmo, raatoFinnish
- lykWestern Frisian
- corpScottish Gaelic
- लाश, लाHindi
- kadavHaitian Creole
- hulla, holttestHungarian
- դիակ, դի, աճյունArmenian
- 死体, 屍体Japanese
- өлік, мәйітKazakh
- kelex, cenaze, termKurdish
- ຄາບ, ຂອນຜີ, ກະເລວະຣາLao
- труп, лешMacedonian
- jasad, mayat, jenazahMalay
- gnijąca, zwłoki, trupPolish
- cadavru, corp mortRomanian
- труп, [[мёртвый, мертве́ц, мёртвый, мертвя́кRussian
- leš, лешSerbo-Croatian
- lik, kadaverSwedish
- mfu, maitiSwahili
- ศพ, อสุภThai
- jeset, läsh, meýitTurkmen
- جەسەت, مۇرداUyghur, Uighur
- труп, мертве́ць, мрецьUkrainian
- جسد, لاشUrdu
- murda, oʻlik, jasadUzbek
- thi thể, xác chết, tử thiVietnamese
- fun, menafunVolapük
Get even more translations for corpse »
Find a translation for the corpse definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Discuss these corpse definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"corpse." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 1 Feb. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/corpse>.