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How to Pronounce coups?

Correct pronunciation for the word "coups" is [kˈuːps], [kˈuːps], [k_ˈuː_p_s].

What are the misspellings for coups?

"Coups" in context

Coups are actions taken to acquire or amass political power by the use of force or threat. These takeovers occur when a group of individuals, sometimes referred to as the coup plotters, overthrow an existing ruler or form of government, sometimes using violence or even civil war. Generally, they attempt to replace the leader of a nation or state with another leader who is more favorable to them. The goals of a coup are usually to gain wealth, power, and control over a nation or state.

Coups can happen at different levels and for varying lengths of time.

What are similar-sounding words for coups?

Usage over time for coups:

This graph shows how "coups" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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