corpse

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɔːrps/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kɔrps/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kôrps)


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corpse

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [dead, drowned, decomposed, mutilated, rotting] corpse
  2. [examined, inspected, evacuated, turned over] the corpse
  3. [dumped, buried, disposed of] the corpse
  4. the corpse was [found, discovered] in
  5. as [stiff, rigid] as a corpse
  6. The corpse was laid [on a blanket, in the coffin].
  7. cover the corpse (with a sheet)
  8. the corpse of the [soldier, victim, child]
  9. [lions, crows, cannibals] fed on the corpse
  10. The [car, lawnmower, motorcycle] is a rusting corpse.
v
  1. UK, slang: corpse on stage
  2. UK, slang: [he, the actor] corpsed
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