couplet couplet

Definition(s):

  1. (n) two items of the same kind
  2. (n) a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The same is true for iSight and iChat, the camera-and-videoconferencing couplet introduced by the company several weeks ago.
  2. One couplet I'm so adamant to save, I might have it engraved upon my grave: Man is a victim of dope In the incurable form of hope.
  3. My father quoted to him a Punjabi couplet: 'To one who shares food, it is sugar To one who eats alone, it is a toad.

News

  1. A case for upward mobility

    All men are by nature equal,But differ greatly in the sequel. WASHINGTON - A quarter of a millennium later, that couplet from a colonial American almanac defines an urgent challenge. Modern society increases how, and the predictability of how much, people differ in the sequel. If...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Victorville Daily Press

  2. A good family background remains big key to success

    — All men are by nature equal, But differ greatly in the sequel. WASHINGTON — A quarter of a millennium later, that couplet from a colonial American almanac defines an urgent challenge. Modern society increases how, and the predictability of how much, people differ in the sequel. read more
    on June 20, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  3. George F. Will: Concept of limited government requires more upward mobility

    A quarter of a millennium later, that couplet from a colonial American almanac defines an urgent challenge. Modern society...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Deseret News

Quotes

  1. "In the time when the conventions were much more obvious and abstract - the sonnet or the heroic couplet - it was pretty clear when something was complete," Merwin said. "But it's not so clear now. I don't have any kind of religious...
    on Apr 20, 2009 By: WS Merwin Source: New York Times

  2. "I'm sort of the Leonard Cohen of sonics," Lanois says. "I once asked Leonard Cohen how he did it and he said: 'Oh, my system is terrible. I'll hang on to a lyric for 15 years and then I'll finally write that finishing couplet.' It's a bit...
    on Mar 28, 2006 By: Daniel Lanois Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "The overzealous minds of gatekeepers are always unfathomable," Casale says. "In many cases, they were telling me what the lyrics meant that I wrote 25 years ago. In 'That's Good,' there's a parochial school nursery rhyme couplet that goes...
    on Mar 11, 2006 By: Gerry Casale Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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