Definitions

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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

Etymologies

French, cup, from Late Latin cuppa.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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.

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  • 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.

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

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

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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!

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  • 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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  • The free maintenance program launches with the new 2011 CTS coupe, which is set to go on sale in early July.

    Cadillac launches free maintenance program on 2011 models

  • A kind of champagne glass known as a coupe was even said to be modeled after this royal mistress's much-admired décolletage.

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  • The company invested 182.5 billion won ($160 million) in development of the coupe, which is built on the same chassis as the Genesis sedan that Hyundai began selling earlier this year.

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