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Definition of the adjective a couple of

What does a couple of mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. more than one but indefinitely small in number
    • example: a couple of roses
    • adjective position: attributive adjective (it occurs before the noun)
    • synonym of a couple of: a few
    • similar: few

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Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style (2000)

by Bryan A. Garner

say a couple of days ago. For just the opposite tendency — the intrusive of — see of (b). coupon should be pronounced /koo- pon/, not /kyoo-pon/. The mispronunciation betrays an ignorance of French and of the finer points of English.

Google previewA dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English languages (1830)

by Benjamin Clough

a pair, a brace, a couple; mixing, u- niting ; a couple of verses So«5 as much as eji.<no© sight) an ordinance of tlie buddhist priesthood, which enjoins it upon the priests not look beyond the length of a joke when travelling, or in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Anthony G. Atkins, Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

Two parallel forces of equal magnitude F but with opposite sense, separated by a distance d, give a couple of magnitude Pd. See also TORQUE. coupling 1. Any mechanical fastening connecting two or more shafts, or parts of a mechanism, ...

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Geography is just physics slowed down, with a couple of trees stuck in it. (Terry Pratchett)
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