Related formsun·cupped, adjective
Definition for cupped (2 of 2)
- the metal receptacle within the hole.
- the hole itself.
verb (used with object), cupped, cup·ping.
Origin of cup
Related formscup·like, adjectiveun·der·cup, noun
Examples from the Web for cupped
I cupped my searing left cheek in my hand as I sobbed, muffling my mouth with the other so not to wake my daughter.I Was Pregnant When He Hit Me. Here's #WhyIStayed.|Anonymous|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Situated at 5,400 feet, it's encircled by jagged peaks that make you feel you're cupped inside a caldera.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
WE BOTH KNOW I CUPPED HIS BALLS, so we exchanged a, 'I know you know I just felt your balls look.'Penis Beakers and Constipated Dolls: What Mothers REALLY Want To Know|Tom Sykes|October 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They cupped each other's hands and shifted their body weight ever-so-slightly.
"Look at all the paparazzi going wild," he said, and cupped his hand to his mouth.
Another example of this kind, which occurs more frequently in practice, is a cupped ring such as shown in Figure 129.Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught|Joshua Rose
He sent me many messages of condolence, and the rather unpleasant advice to be cupped and scarified.A Confederate Girl's Diary|Sarah Margan Dawson
Filling his cupped hands with water, he sent up shower after shower of mimic rain between them and the miserable, cowering beast.Strange Stories of the Great River|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
The birds sang and chirped in the lichened maples that cupped the little church in, and peace was over all the Putney valley.Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903|Lucy Maud Montgomery
She cupped her chin in her hand, and watched the play of knife and fork, her thoughts elsewhere.Rest Harrow|Maurice Hewlett
British Dictionary definitions for cupped (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for cupped (2 of 2)
- a sporting contest in which a cup is awarded to the winner
- (as modifier)a cup competition
verb cups, cupping or cupped (tr)
Derived Formscuplike, adjective
Word Origin for cup
Medicine definitions for cupped
Idioms and Phrases with cupped
In addition to the idiom beginning with cup
- cup of tea, one's
- in one's cups