Definition of coupé
1 : a four-wheeled closed horse-drawn carriage for two persons inside with an outside seat for the driver in front
2 usually coupe : a 2-door automobile often seating only two persons; also : one with a tight-spaced rear seat — compare sedan
Recent Examples of coupé from the Web
But consider: who wouldn’t love a mechanic who kept your 1949 Ford coupe on the street by replacing the burned-out motor with a boat engine?
Pour into a coupe or martini glass and float the lemon peel on top.
The wide wheels, flush with the outer edge of the body, along with lots of ground clearance, hint at the coupe’s off road ambitions.
Bike rentals: cruisers, tandems, choppers, quad sports, deuce coupes, four-wheel surrey bikes.
On a friend’s recommendation, Phillips drove the XKE to a local Mercedes showroom, where an exquisite, two-tone, silver and black 1970 250C coupe caught her eye.
The man in the dark overcoat at the photo’s center is standing very near the right-front fender of the small coupe that is clearly prevented from continuing on Terry by the classy sedan on the left.
The 1990s gray Dodge Stealth coupe veered into the concrete center divider for unknown reasons, then went back across lanes and onto the right-hand dirt shoulder, Cistaro said.
In truth, the reborn 8 Series is really about BMW rejigging its model line-up, moving its big two-door coupe further upmarket to allow space for the existing 6 Series to become something else.
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Origin and Etymology of coupé
French coupé, from past participle of couper to cut, strike
First Known Use: 1825See Words from the same year
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