The definition of a couplet is two lines of verse or two lines in a poem, especially when they are the same length and they rhyme.
An example of a couplet is two rhyming lines in a Shakespearean poem.
- two successive lines of poetry, esp. two of the same length that rhyme
- Rare a couple; pair
Origin of coupletFr, diminutive of couple, couple
- A unit of verse consisting of two successive lines, usually rhyming and having the same meter and often forming a complete thought or syntactic unit.
- Two similar things; a pair.
Origin of coupletFrench, from Old French, diminutive of couple, couple; see couple.
- (literature) A pair of lines with rhyming end words.
- A pair of one-way streets which carry opposing directions of traffic through gridded urban areas.
- 5th Street is one-way west only and 6th Street is one-way east only. Together, they form a couplet in Downtown Los Angeles
From French couplet