- coup de thé|â|tre
- coup de thé|â|tre «KOO duh tay AH truh», French.1. a sensational turn or trick in a play: »
The text exhibits in a high degree Verdi's weaknesses in mistaking coups de théâtre for drama (London Times).2. any sudden action that produces a sensational effect.3. (literally) stroke of theater.
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