corpse corpse  /ˈkɔrps/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the dead body of a human being

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ben Barka's corpse was never found, nor were his suspected murderers.
  2. The Russians, having mistaken another corpse for Hitler's, at first buried the two bodies, but unearthed them again when a Soviet counterintelligence officer had second thoughts.
  3. Finally, in May, a battered, mutilated little corpse was found by the side of the road, not far from the Lindberghs' home.

News

  1. Corpse flower, known for smell of rotten flesh, is still on the rise

    CHICO — Almost 60 inches and counting. The giant corpse flower at Chico State University grew 3 inches Wednesday and 21Ú2 inches the day before.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Chico Enterprise-Record

  2. Not all Flowers Smell Nice

    Can a flower smell like a rotting corpse? It can, and that's why it's called the Corspe Flower. And it is expected to bloom in Binghamton University's greenhouse very soon. The flower was donated to the university in 2007, and has not bloomed for three years. Its name comes from the strong odor that is released when it is in full bloom. "They feel like it does smell like a giant rotting corpse ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: FOX 40 Binghamton

  3. Florida man says corpse police found in crawlspace is his mother's

    MONTICELLO, Fla., June 12 (UPI) -- A Florida man said the corpse police found beneath his house was that of his mother, who died in September.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "It is a serious error on the part of Sen. Obama that shows naiveté and inexperience and lack of judgment to say that he wants to sit down across the table from an individual who leads a country who says that Israel is a stinking corpse,"...
    on May 15, 2008 By: John McCain Source: CNN

  2. "There's no body, no corpse, no DNA, no grave," Efraim Zuroff, the centre's leading Nazi hunter, told AP agency.
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Efraim Zuroff Source: BBC News

  3. "I went down that next day and said, 'Fine, if you want to savage this thing, fine, I'll give you the corpse,'" Rumsfeld said on Nov. 18, 2002, according to Defense Department transcripts of a speech he delivered.
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Donald Rumsfeld Source: FOXNews

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