coupé

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noun cou·pé \kü-ˈpā, 2 often ˈküp\

Definition of coupé

  1. 1 :  a four-wheeled closed horse-drawn carriage for two persons inside with an outside seat for the driver in front

  2. 2 usually coupe :  a 2-door automobile often seating only two persons; also :  one with a tight-spaced rear seat — compare sedan

Variants of coupé

or

coupe

Origin and Etymology of coupé

French coupé, from past participle of couper to cut, strike


First Known Use: 1825


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