Corpse in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Corpse

(intransitive, slang, of an actor) To lose control during a performance and laugh uncontrollably. | A dead body. | (archaic, sometimes derogatory) A human body in general, whether living or dead.

Short Example Sentences for Corpse

  • 1. Priest and corpse met in the horrible salutation. 🔊
  • 2. The entire corpse was soon uncovered. 🔊
  • 3. Perhaps there is a corpse within, not washing. 🔊
  • 4. Nearby lay the corpse of the faithful station-keeper. 🔊
  • 5. There the corpse lay, on the very top of the excavations. 🔊
  • 6. This was the corpse of Mulligan. 🔊
  • 7. For corpses dost thou hunger, loathsome corpse thyself! 🔊
  • 8. He was as motionless as the corpse itself, and scarcely seemed to breathe. 🔊
  • 9. We were attending the corpse in that litter to the city of Segovia. 🔊
  • 10. Before him are the severed head and corpse of Argus and a naked sword. 🔊
  • 11. The orderly was so ill that I expect his corpse rather than himself. 🔊
  • 12. The bloated face, the drooping eyelid, the corpse taint in the air. 🔊
  • 13. Densuke was a coward; and for company had the corpse of the murdered Jusuke. 🔊
  • 14. No sooner had the sacred corpse entered Vannes than rain fell in torrents. 🔊
  • 15. The Revolution dead, nothing remained but to trample its corpse under foot. 🔊
  • 16. Corpse after corpse was carried forth, But still unscath'd you issued thence. 🔊

How to use Corpse in Sentences?

  • 1. For anything but this most loving corpse whose head caressing rests it on my feet. 🔊
  • 2. There was one death, but the corpse was carried into port instead of being buried at sea. 🔊
  • 3. But the father answered never a word, A frozen corpse was he. 🔊
  • 4. While the corpse lay in state, there was a room set aside, adjacent the big hall in the chapel. 🔊
  • 5. Approaching them, he discovered that that which they were worrying was nothing less than the corpse of a man. 🔊
  • 6. And haunting him continuously was the thought of the ruined little station and the stiffened corpse behind him. 🔊
  • 7. He confesses to the impulse of creeping away from that pitiful corpse on his hands and knees to the refuge of the ship. 🔊
  • 8. Towards sunset the corpse of a young man was borne past my tent and interred in a little cemetery hard by. 🔊
  • 9. I myself saw the corpse of the poor girl the same evening, as it was being carried outside the walls for interment. 🔊
  • 10. When there is a burial, they hurry the corpse to the grave, not even the relatives being in attendance. 🔊
  • 11. Various things are buried with the corpse for the use of the spirit, and offerings are made to it from time to time afterwards. 🔊
  • 12. Why was the naked corpse of one who fell fighting valiantly, thrown rudely on a horse's back? 🔊
  • 13. As we came behind the nearest game shop the driver undid the door, and the questionable corpse was safely landed. 🔊
  • 14. One rotting, putrefying corpse is as ignoble as another; the worms are as bold with one carcass as another. 🔊
  • 15. The man lay as still and impassive as a corpse excepting for the slow, shallow and rather irregular breathing with its ominous accompanying rattle. 🔊
  • 16. Long-dead Martian embalmers had done a good job even on what to them was the corpse of an other-world monster. 🔊
  • 17. The principle that apparently governs Tibetan obsequies is the desirability of making a corpse fulfil its natural function as food for animals. 🔊
  • 18. When perfectly dry, it was used as a candlestick for a candle made of white wax, sesame seed, and fat from the corpse of the criminal. 🔊
  • 19. It gave the American a small but queer shock, as if this were actually an undertaker come up to bury the corpse that could not be found. 🔊