Definition of Coup

1. Noun. A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force.

Exact synonyms: Coup D'etat, Putsch, Takeover
Generic synonyms: Group Action
Specialized synonyms: Countercoup
Specialized synonyms: October Revolution, Russian Revolution
Derivative terms: Take Over

2. Noun. A brilliant and notable success.
Generic synonyms: Success

Definition of Coup

1. n. A sudden stroke; an unexpected device or stratagem; -- a term used in various ways to convey the idea of promptness and force.

2. n. A single roll of the wheel at roulette, or a deal at rouge et noir.

3. v. i. To make a coup.

Definition of Coup

1. Noun. A quick, brilliant, and highly successful act; a triumph. ¹

2. Noun. A coup d'état. ¹

3. Noun. By extension, a takeover of one group by another. ¹

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Definition of Coup

1. to overturn [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: overturn

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coup

county agent
county council
county courthouse
county fair
county family
county line
county palatine
county seat
county seats
county town
coup (current term)
coup d'arret
coup d'etat
coup d'oeil
coup d'œil
coup d'état
coup d'états
coup de force
coup de foudre
coup de grace
coup de grâce
coup de main
coup de maitre
coup de sabre
coup de theatre

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