Definition of coup de maître in English:
noun (plural coups de maître pronounced same)
A master stroke.
- In a coup de maître of archaeological sleuthing, the scholar has recently located a sort of Rosetta stone for Quadratic C.
- If Democracy in America is Tocqueville's coup d'essai, his coup de maître is L'Ancien Regime et la Revolution.
- Though the songs described above are luscious, the coup de maître is the album's finale. surely one of the great recordings in recent popular music.
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