Origin of beaucoupFrench
The definition of beaucoup is a slang expression that means many or much.
Ten million dollars is an example of beaucoup money.
very much; very many
Slang a lot of; much or many: beaucoup dollars in the bank
Origin of beaucoupfrom beaucoup
also boo·coo or boo·koo Informal
Many; much: beaucoup money.
nounpl. beau·coups, also beau·coos or boo·koos
An abundance; a lot.
In abundance; galore: I like that beaucoup.
Origin of beaucoupFrench beau, bel fine, handsome ; see beau . coup stroke ; see coup .
- An abundance
- In abundance.
- While there's not much that's cuter than a little girl running around in a pink princess swimsuit, you don't want to spend beaucoup bucks on something she'll outgrow in a month or two.
- It is a less common way to say 'thank you' than 'merci beaucoup' (although it depends on the region, as well as the generation).
- Beaucoup - Simple white battery-run votives look pretty at a wedding reception table, and these are a good example of them.
- This gesture, as well as thanking them (merci beaucoup madame/monsieur) after they have helped you, is a must.
- One of the most common variations of 'merci' is 'merci beaucoup', which literally means 'thanks very much'.