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Word of the Day 10/11/18 Coup de Foudre

Coup de Foudre (noun)
coup de foudre [kooduh foo-druh]


noun, plural coups de fou·dre [kooduh foo-druh] /kudə ˈfu drə/. French.
1. a thunderbolt.
2. love at first sight.



Origin: n. 1779, from French coup de foudre, literally "stroke of lightning," also "love at first sight" (see coup). literally: lightning flash

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