The definition of coup de foudre is a French expression literally meaning thunderbolt, but often said to describe love at first sight.
An example of coup de foudre is the feeling when the couple first locked eyes together and knew they were in love.
coup de foudre
- a thunderbolt
- a sudden, intense feeling of love
Origin of coup de foudreFr, literally , bolt of thunder
(plural coups de foudre)