Examples of couplet in a Sentence
a poem made up of six couplets
a couplet of statues flank the entrance to the church
Origin and Etymology of couplet
Middle French, diminutive of Old French cuple, couple —see 1couple
First Known Use: 1580
COUPLET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of couplet for English Language Learners
: two lines of poetry that form a unit
COUPLET Defined for Kids
Definition of couplet for Students
: two rhyming lines of verse one after another “The butcher, the baker,/The candlestick maker” is an example of a couplet.
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