Synonyms for coupe

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His hands trembled as he meshed the gears and shot the coupe away from the curb.

Monopolizing the coupe, she became absolute mistress of the situation.

"I will take you in my coupe," said the doctor to the Count.

Long ago Captain Daniel had taught me the remedy for this coupe.

He had ordered his coachman to have his coupe in readiness for the evening.

Driver, a hundred francs for you, if you follow that coupe down there!

His nerves were evidently jarred and unstrung, and it was a relief when he at last got into his coupe.

There were chestnuts in it, too—so she was glad she had not selected the coupe aux marrons.

We found the road to the "coupe," which was seen for many, many miles.

Jourdan—'coupe tte' they called him—sat in the Pope's chair.

WORD ORIGIN

1834, from French coupe (18c.), noun use of past participle of couper "to cut (in half);" see coup. Modern use is from early 19c. carrosse coupe "cut-off carriage," a shorter version of the berlin, minus the back seat. First applied to closed two-door automobiles 1908.

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car

nounvehicle driven on streets
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