Meaning of couvert in English:


Pronunciation /kuːˈvɛː/


another term for cover (sense 5 of the noun)
‘When you dine, be sure to waive off the couvert when it arrives.’
  • ‘'Course by the time you put the couvert on, the water, one of the less expensive bottles of wine, it was a lot, lot more than that.’


Mid 18th century French, past participle (used as a noun) of couvrir ‘to cover’.