(also coupé /ko͞oˈpā/)
- 1A car with a fixed roof and two doors.More example sentences
- The roadster shares the coupe's rear fascia and tail lamps.
- It is sold as either a coupe or sedan style automobile and has been produced, in various models, since the 1950s.
- The need to hide the folding roof means the rear haunches are higher than the coupé's and arguably not as well integrated into the car's shape.
- 3 • historical An end compartment in a railroad car, with seats on only one side.More example sentences
- The train's compact two-bed coupes come with carpeted corridors, dinner tables, a basin and fresh towels.
- 1A shallow glass or glass dish, typically with a stem, in which desserts or champagne are served.More example sentences
- Champagne and other sparkling wines were for long drunk in a flat, saucer-like glass called a coupe, but this has been abandoned in favour of the tall flûte which preserves the wine's mousse.
- The cocktails, nicely, are served in coupes, not martini glasses.
- Classically, the dessert is served in a coupe dish, which is stemmed, and has a wide, deep bowl.
- 1.1A dessert served in a coupe.More example sentences
- Laden down with two substantial courses we shared a Gepetto's coupe dessert, which consisted of raspberry and vanilla ice-cream with Amaretto liquor.
- Call it what you like, Peach Melba is an ice-cream coupe.
- As pastry chairwoman at the French Culinary Institute in the city's Soho district, she remains true to her background, referring to her sundaes on the menu as coupes.
late 19th century: French, literally 'goblet'.