Definition of 'corpse'
Example sentences containing 'corpse'
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The officials from the morgue asked if they could use parts of her corpse for body transplants for medical patients.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Complete Stories Volume 2 (1995) The Sun (2015) The Sun (2010) The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The unidentified corpse was discovered hidden under a piece of carpet by two walkers in woodland on Sunday morning.The Sun (2012)
The old legend was that if anyone had been murdered -- if a murderer touched the corpse the body would bleed.Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)
Which corpse is actually dead?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
AN elderly Belgian woman apparently slept next to the corpse of her dead husband for an entire year.The Sun (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2008)
Early East European legends had it that any human corpse jumped over by a dog or cat would join the undead.The Sun (2012)
His corpse was discovered near the threshold of a door, normally open, that had been locked from the inside.The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He was detained after officers saw him driving erratically, and a subsequent search of the couple's home led to the corpse being discovered in an upstairs room.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'corpse'
British English: corpse /kɔːps/ NOUN
A corpse is a dead body.
A corpse is a dead body.
- Arabic: جُثَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cadáver
- Chinese: 尸体
- Croatian: leš
- Czech: mrtvola
- Danish: lig
- Dutch: lijk
- European Spanish: cadáver
- Finnish: ruumis kuollut
- French: cadavre
- German: Leiche
- Greek: πτώμα
- Italian: salma
- Japanese: 死体
- Korean: 시체
- Norwegian: lik
- Polish: trup
- Portuguese: cadáver
- Romanian: cadavru cadavre
- Russian: труп
- Spanish: cadáver
- Swedish: lik
- Thai: ซากศพ
- Turkish: ceset
- Ukrainian: труп
- Vietnamese: xác chết
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