esprit de corps

noun es·prit de corps \ i-ˌsprē-də-ˈkȯr \

Definition of esprit de corps

:the common spirit existing in the members of a group and inspiring enthusiasm, devotion, and strong regard for the honor of the group

Examples of esprit de corps in a Sentence

  1. The troops showed great esprit de corps.

Origin and Etymology of esprit de corps

French


ESPRIT DE CORPS Defined for English Language Learners

esprit de corps

noun

Definition of esprit de corps for English Language Learners

  • : feelings of loyalty, enthusiasm, and devotion to a group among people who are members of the group


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