English - Vietnamese Dictionary
+the dead body of a human being
Advanced English Dictionary
body, remains, cadaver, Slang stiff; (of an animal) carcass:
The corpses were buried in a mass grave.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
a dead body, especially of a human being: The corpse was barely recognizable.
human | naked | bloody, headless, mutilated | decaying, desiccated, rotting
We passed the desiccated corpse of a brigand hanging on a gibbet.
| shrouded | embalmed, mummified | living
For over a year he lay in his hospital bed, a living corpse.
VERB + CORPSE
The corpse had been laid out on a marble slab.
| embalm | butcher, dismember, eviscerate, mutilate
CORPSE + VERB
be sprawled, lie, sprawl
They saw the corpse sprawled on the steps.
be littered/strewn with corpses
The ground was littered with the corpses of enemy soldiers.
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