coup de foudre

noun
coup de fou·dre | \¦küdə¦füdr(ᵊ), -d(rə)\
plural coups de foudre\" \

Definition of coup de foudre 

: an astonishing occurrence especially : overwhelming love at first sight

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History and Etymology for coup de foudre

French, literally, clap of thunder

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