Meaning of “couple” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈkʌpl/
Extra Examples
Pete was there with a couple of mates.I need a couple of hours to myself.We stopped off in Paris for a couple of days before heading south.Mark had been feeling ill for a couple of days.We wandered around town for a couple of hours.
A FEW [ no plural ]

B1 two or a few:

I went to New York with a couple of friends.
The weather has improved over the last couple of weeks.

B1 two people who are married or having a romantic relationship:

a married couple

(Definition of “couple noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)