One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of a couple in a romantic or sexual relationship, especially when the relationship is regarded as particularly intimate or socially exclusive.‘they're out in the country having a lovely boozy time with other couply friends’
- ‘Detachment, attachment - it all sounds so coupley and normal.’
- ‘I was positioning them all couply when there was a knock at my door.’
- ‘Being across the table acknowledges each person's independence, while being on the same side makes it seem sorta like you want to merge or blur into one blobby couply entity.’
- ‘And how long it'll be until we start showing signs of becoming one of those hideously coupley… couples.’
- ‘We'd spend lots of time together doing coupley things and then he moved 5 hours away.’
- ‘Everywhere I went I saw couples, and I felt like a loser with a big red ‘reject’ sign stamped on my forehead, surrounded by happy, coupley people.’
- ‘Like, we still go out and get drunk or sometimes stoned or high and go to cool places until closing, and not get all stodgy and coupley.’
- ‘He's not into the couply dressing in pairs stuff.’
- ‘I turned on my computer to find the entire internet littered with red roses and sloppy, coupley mush.’
- ‘We weren't very coupley in public, and so I'm going back six or seven years to when I was with The Ex.’
- ‘Sometimes, the whole couply thing just works and it's great.’
- ‘Rushing for mass and microwave dinners before heading out to a pub in Waterloo for what was an enjoyable but rather couply evening.’
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