a couple

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of a couple

informal
1 :two or a few (of something)
  • Can you give me a couple more examples?
  • This one costs a couple dollars less than that one.
In informal U.S. English, a couple can be used like a couple of
  • I lost interest in the book after a couple chapters.
  • We met a couple years ago.
2 :two or a few
  • "How many drinks have you had?" "Oh, just a couple."

Word by Word Definitions

couple play
  1. : two persons married, engaged, or otherwise romantically paired

  2. : two persons paired together

  3. : pair, brace

  1. : to connect for consideration together

  2. : to join for combined effect

  3. : to fasten together : link

  1. : two


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