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Meaning of COUPLET

Pronunciation:  'kuplit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed
  2. [n]  two items of the same kind

COUPLET is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: brace, couple, distich, doubleton, duad, duet, duo, dyad, pair, span, twain, twosome, yoke
 See Also: 2, closed couplet, deuce, heroic couplet, II, line of poetry, line of verse, stanza, two



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Coup"let\ (-l?t), n. [F. couplet, dim. of couple. See
{Couple}, n. ]
Two taken together; a pair or couple; especially two lines of
verse that rhyme with each other.

      A sudden couplet rushes on your mind.    --Crabbe.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: antistrophe, book, both, brace, burden, canto, chorus, couple, distich, double harness, doublet, duad, duet, duo, dyad, envoi, epode, heptastich, hexastich, line, match, mates, measure, monostich, octastich, octave, octet, ottava rima, pair, pentastich, quatrain, refrain, rhyme royal, septet, sestet, set of two, sextet, span, Spenserian stanza, stanza, stave, strain, strophe, syllable, team, tercet, terza rima, tetrastich, the two, triplet, tristich, twain, two, twosome, verse, yoke