Definition of corpse in English:

corpse

Syllabification: corpse
Pronunciation: /kôrps
 
/

noun

A dead body, especially of a human being rather than an animal.
More example sentences
  • Then for the next 8 hours during the second stage I evacuated corpses or dead bodies.
  • Lisa Morgan, 30, a legal secretary from Chatham, Kent, clung to a tree for six hours, surrounded by human corpses and dead animals.
  • He emphasizes that their dead bodies, their corpses, will fall in the wilderness.
Synonyms
dead body, body, carcass, skeleton, remains, mortal remains
informal stiff, soul case
Medicine cadaver

Origin

Middle English (denoting the living body of a person or animal): alteration of corse by association with Latin corpus, a change that also took place in French (Old French cors becoming corps). The p was originally silent, as in French; the final e was rare before the 19th century, but now distinguishes corpse from corps.

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