corpse
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈkɔːps/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkɔɹps/
  • (AuE) IPA: /ˈkoːps/
Noun

corpse (plural corpses)

  1. A dead body.
    Drive over the [expletive] corpses! Or we're not letting you in!
  2. (archaic, sometimes, derogatory) A human body in general, whether living or dead.
Synonyms
  • (dead body) seeSynonyms en
  • (body in any state) seeSynonyms en
Related terms Translations Verb

corpse (corpses, present participle corpsing; past and past participle corpsed)

  1. (intransitive, slang, of an actor) To lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably.



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