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Definition of "coupé" []

  • A dessert of ice cream or fruit-flavored ice, garnished and served in a special dessert glass. (noun)
  • The stemmed glass in which a coupe is served. (noun)
  • A shallow, bowl-shaped dessert dish. (noun)
  • Variant of coupé. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "coupé" in a sentence
  • "a hero and a martyr! his coupe had been taken from him to assist in a barricade in that senseless _emeute_ ten days ago; the _coupe_ got smashed, the horses disappeared."
  • "Photo: BMW The word "coupe" comes from the French phrase carrosse coupé , which is to say, "chopped carriage," and sure enough, the Mini Coupe is just that."
  • "The term coupe has evolved and grown over the decades."