Synonyms and Antonyms of coup
a successful result brought about by hard work <winning that big contract was a real coup> Synonyms achievement, acquirement, attainment, baby, accomplishment, success, triumphRelated Words blockbuster, hit, jackpot, megahit, miracle, smash, winner; conquest, gain, victory, win; skill; deed, feat, performance; arrival, completion, consummation, culmination, execution, fruition, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, realizationNear Antonyms botch, cock-up [British], mess, muddle, shambles; bummer, bust, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fiasco, fizzle, flop, washout; disappointment, letdown, loss, setbackAntonyms nonachievement
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