esprit de corpsplay
Simple Definition of esprit de corps
: feelings of loyalty, enthusiasm, and devotion to a group among people who are members of the group
Full Definition of esprit de corps
: the common spirit existing in the members of a group and inspiring enthusiasm, devotion, and strong regard for the honor of the group
Examples of esprit de corps in a sentence
The troops showed great esprit de corps.
Origin and Etymology of esprit de corps
First Known Use: 1780
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up esprit de corps? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).