couplenounuk /ˈkʌp.əl/ us /ˈkʌp.əl/
couple noun (SOME)
- Take a couple of steps backwards.
- She lived in Rome for a couple of years, where she taught English.
- Take a couple of weeks off - you need a break.
- The getaway car was abandoned a couple of kilometres from the scene of the robbery.
- There's not much in the way of entertainment in this town - just the cinema and a couple of pubs.
couple noun (TWO PEOPLE)
- A fashionable couple posed elegantly at the next table.
- Lawyers for the couple have announced that they are starting divorce proceedings.
- It's normal for couples to argue now and then.
- Margot and Tom seem like a very happy couple - have they been married long?
- All the other guests at the party were couples, and I felt rather strange on my own.
coupleverbuk /ˈkʌp.əl/ us /ˈkʌp.əl/
couple verb (JOIN)