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
The troops showed great esprit de corps.
Origin and Etymology of esprit de corps
First Known Use: 1780
ESPRIT DE CORPS Defined for English Language Learners
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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