Definition of couvert in English:


Line breaks: cou|vert
Pronunciation: /kuːˈvɛː


Another term for cover (sense 5) of the noun).
More example sentences
  • When you dine, be sure to waive off the couvert when it arrives.
  • 'Course by the time you put the couvert on, the water, one of the less expensive bottles of wine, it was a lot, lot more than that.


mid 18th century: French, past participle (used as a noun) of couvrir 'to cover'.

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