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1. corpse

noun. ['ˈkɔrps'] the dead body of a human being.

Synonyms

  • stiff
  • cremains
  • cadaver
  • remains
  • clay
  • body

Antonyms

  • sober
  • sterile
  • powerless
  • ineffective

Etymology

  • corpus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Corpse

  • warps
  • corp.'s
  • corp's

How do you pronounce corpse?

Pronounce corpse as kɔrps.

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Sentences with corpse


1. Noun, singular or mass
Exquisite corpse is a game invented by the surrealists, and is perfect for creative groups at cocktail parties.

Quotes about corpse


1. Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
- Winston Churchill

2. He had a new girl, and I told him she looked like Marilyn Monroe. He smiled because he thought I meant she was beautiful, and I smiled because I meant she looked like a corpse.
- Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

3. You are a little soul carrying about a corpse, as Epictetus used to say.
- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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