a couple

Definition of a couple


  1. 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. 2 :  two or a few “How many drinks have you had?” “Oh, just a couple.”

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  two persons paired together

    :  pair, brace

  1. :  to connect for consideration together

    :  to join for combined effect

    :  to fasten together :  link

  1. :  two

    :  few

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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