Definition of a couple
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."
evasion of direct action or statement
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