coupe

Part of speech: noun

A low closed carriage, or a closed motorcar with seats for two to four persons.

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Usage examples "coupe":

  1. Strong though his frame was, the anguish and self- struggle through which he had passed since the day he had received in London Mrs. Morley's letter, till that on which he had finally resolved on his course of conduct at Paris, and the shock which had annihilated his hopes in Isaura's rejection, had combined to exhaust its endurance, and fever had already commenced when he took his place in the coupe. - "The Parisians, Book 11.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. " May I ask, Miss Abbeway," he began, " whether the small coupe car, standing about a hundred yards down the back avenue, is yours?" - "The Devil's Paw", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. His enormous vulgar hands were encased in yellow gloves even in the morning; his patent leather boots spoke of the chocolate- colored coupe with one horse in which he drove. - "Cousin Betty", Honore de Balzac.