COUP MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Coup Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A sudden stroke; an unexpected device or stratagem; -- a term used in various ways to convey the idea of promptness and force.
  2. (n.) Among some tribes of North American Indians, the act of striking or touching an enemy in warfare with the hand or at close quarters, as with a short stick, in such a manner as by custom to entitle the doer to count the deed an act of bravery; hence, any of various other deeds recognized by custom as acts of bravery or honor.
  3. (n.) A single roll of the wheel at roulette, or a deal at rouge et noir.
  4. (v. i.) To make a coup.


• Coupee Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A motion in dancing, when one leg is a little bent, and raised from the floor, and with the other a forward motion is made.


• Couple Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) One of the pairs of plates of two metals which compose a voltaic battery; -- called a voltaic couple or galvanic couple.
  2. (a.) See Couple-close.
  3. (v. i.) To come together as male and female; to copulate.
  4. (a.) Two rotations, movements, etc., which are equal in amount but opposite in direction, and acting along parallel lines or around parallel axes.
  5. (a.) A male and female associated together; esp., a man and woman who are married or betrothed.
  6. (v.) To link or tie, as one thing to another; to connect or fasten together; to join.
  7. (a.) That which joins or links two things together; a bond or tie; a coupler.
  8. (a.) Two of the same kind connected or considered together; a pair; a brace.
  9. (v.) To join in wedlock; to marry.


Synonyms:
Brace, Copulate, Couplet, Distich, Duad, Duet, Duo, Dyad, match, Mate, Pair, Span, Twain, Twin, Yoke,

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