What does corpse mean?

Definitions for corpse
kɔrpscorpse

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word corpse.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. corpse(Noun)

    a dead body

  2. corpse(Verb)

    to lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably

  3. Origin: From corpus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corpse(noun)

    a human body in general, whether living or dead; -- sometimes contemptuously

  2. Corpse(noun)

    the dead body of a human being; -- used also Fig

  3. Origin: [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

  1. Corpse

    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

  1. corpse

    Jack's term for the party of marines embarked; the corps.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'corpse' in Nouns Frequency: #2709

How to pronounce corpse?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say corpse in sign language?

  1. corpse

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of corpse in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of corpse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of corpse in a Sentence

  1. James Cagney:

    Live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking corpse.

  2. Pauline Musariri:

    Its a stubborn fly that follows a corpse to the grave!

  3. The Afghan woman:

    (They) burned her and then threw her corpse away in the Kabul River.

  4. Ahmet Davutoglu:

    It is unacceptable to treat any corpse this way, even if it is a dead terrorist.

  5. Andy Boucher:

    He's the most battered corpse on the site, he had the largest number of broken bones.

Images & Illustrations of corpse

  1. corpsecorpsecorpsecorpsecorpse

Popularity rank by frequency of use

corpse#10000#14814#100000

Translations for corpse

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for corpse »

Translation

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)
  • Український (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)

Discuss these corpse definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"corpse." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 26 Jan. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/corpse>.

Are we missing a good definition for corpse? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for corpse:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.