the amount a cup can hold.
Cooking. a volumetric measure equal to 8 fluid ounces (237 milliliters); half pint.
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How to use cupful in a sentence
She poured out another cupful, and began to drink it without putting in milk or sugar.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
Then Jess cut a wonderful m while Violet sewed the primer down the back, and gathered a cupful of blackberries.The Box-Car Children | Gertrude Chandler Warner
Several steamers passed us during the trials, and these were shipping tons of water, while we did not take a cupful.Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
Pouring out a scant cupful of water into his hat, Average Jones handed it over.Average Jones | Samuel Hopkins Adams
There is a cupful of porridge also with the coffee, paid for by deduction from our pay, so that one starts in good fettle.In the Ranks of the C.I.V. | Erskine Childers