Definition of coup d'œil in English:

coup d'œil

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Pronunciation: /kuː ˈdəːɪ
 
, ku dœj/

noun (plural coups d'œil pronunc. same)

  • A glance that takes in a comprehensive view: I walked down the road, stopping for a final coup d’oeil at the church

Origin

French, literally 'stroke of eye'.

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