Coup in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Coup

the quick action of taking power or a surprise victory

Examples of Coup in a sentence

When the coup failed, the dictator killed all the rebels who tried to remove him from power.  🔊

The military coup appeared out of nowhere and removed the president and his advisers from their positions of authority.  🔊

Since our team is usually eliminated early in the competition, we considered it a major coup when we won the championship.  🔊

The general ordered the execution of all the soldiers who took part in the failed coup against him.  🔊

During the coup, the king and his queen fled to the safety of a neighboring kingdom.  🔊

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