Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dessert of ice cream or fruit-flavored ice, garnished and served in a special dessert glass.
  • noun The stemmed glass in which a coupe is served.
  • noun A shallow, bowl-shaped dessert dish.

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  • noun an ice cream dessert; the glass it is served in
  • noun US A car with two doors (variant of coupé)
  • noun an area of forest where harvesting of wood is planned or has taken place.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, cup, from Late Latin cuppa.]

Examples

  • a hero and a martyr! his coupe had been taken from him to assist in a barricade in that senseless _emeute_ ten days ago; the _coupe_ got smashed, the horses disappeared.

    The Parisians — Volume 08

  • Photo: BMW The word "coupe" comes from the French phrase carrosse coupé , which is to say, "chopped carriage," and sure enough, the Mini Coupe is just that.

    Mini's Hot Coupe: Drive It—If Your Pal Buys One

  • The term coupe has evolved and grown over the decades.

    eMercedesBenz | The Unofficial Mercedes-Benz Weblog

  • Along with the $51,050 Q5 SUV, Audi's $53,100 S5 coupe is a good value in its segment.

    The Best Luxury Car Buys

  • Tokyo Motor Show is a harbinger for a range-topping luxury performance coupe from the Japanese automaker.

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  • Tokyo Motor Show is a harbinger for a range-topping luxury performance coupe from the Japanese automaker.

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  • Tokyo Motor Show is a harbinger for a range-topping luxury performance coupe from the Japanese automaker.

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  • Tokyo Motor Show is a harbinger for a range-topping luxury performance coupe from the Japanese automaker.

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  • But I think Volkswagen was trying to be too true to the whole concept of a 'coupe' - they only gave the Passat CC two individual seats at the rear!

    Paul Tan's Automotive News

  • Volkswagen Passat CCVolkswagen Passat CC, the first four-door coupe from the German manufacturer received the "red dot Design Award 2009 - Best of the Best", which represents one of the most coveted awards that a designer can win for a creative product. okay SO WHY DIDNT MERCEDES GET IT BEING THAT THIS IS A CARBON COPY CLS WITH A VW ENGINE IN IT.

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