- a dessert of fruit and ice cream, usually served in a glass goblet
- a dish or stemmed glass bowl designed for this dessert
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Automotivea closed, two-door car shorter than a sedan of the same model.
- AutomotiveAlso, coupé. a closed, two-door car shorter than a sedan of the same model.
- Rail Transportcoupé (defs. 1–3).
- see coupé 1880–85
coupe2 (ko̅o̅p),USA pronunciation n.
- Foodice cream or sherbet mixed or topped with fruit, liqueur, whipped cream, etc.
- Ceramicsa glass container for serving such a dessert, usually having a stem and a wide, deep bowl.
- Ceramicsany rimless plate.
- Late Latin cuppa, Latin cūpa cask, tub, barrel; compare cup
- Anglo-French co(u)pe, Old French coupe
- 1375–1425 for earlier senses "wicker basket, tub, cask''; 1890–95 for current senses; Middle English
cou•pé (ko̅o̅ pā′ or, for 1, 5, ko̅o̅p),USA pronunciation n.
- a short, four-wheeled, closed carriage, usually with a single seat for two passengers and an outside seat for the driver.
- Rail Transportthe end compartment in a European diligence or railroad car.
- Music and Dance[Ballet.]an intermediary step to transfer the weight from one foot to the other.
- Heraldry(in Continental heraldry) party per fess.
- Automotivecoupe1 (def. 1).
- French coupé (in defs. 1 and 2 short for carrosse coupé cut (i.e., shortened) coach), past participle of couper to cut off, verb, verbal derivative of coup coup; compare cope1
Also called: fixed-head coupé a four-seater car with a fixed roof, a sloping back, and usually two doors
- a four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage with two seats inside and one outside for the driver