- the metal receptacle within the hole.
- the hole itself.
Idioms about cup
Origin of cup
OTHER WORDS FROM cupcuplike, adjectiveun·der·cup, noun
How to use cup in a sentence
One and all, they come shaking their tin cups at election time then run like the wind when a critical vote comes up.
As Victoria was buying pots and tea cups Monday, she told the middle-age shop assistants she was purchasing them for the ATO.
Mormons sip from cups of water, Catholics from chalices of wine.The Midichlorians Made Me Do It: Can Microbes Explain Religion?|Michael Schulson|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a pan, cook potatoes and add chocolate powder, chocolate chip pieces, and chocolate peanut butter cups.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship|Harley Morenstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Behind glass doors it displayed an assortment of glasses, stacked tea cups; a small row of books; a bouquet of fake flowers.
Those varieties of the plant with heart-shaped leaves have paniculated flowers with unequal cups.
These gorgeous tea-cups were never used but on high-days and holidays, or on the advent of any particular visitors.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
This tribute to their feelings so tickled the women that they set down their tea-cups and laughed prodigiously.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
Mr. Giles, who had been feverishly putting the tea-cups to rights, blushed very red, and said that he had had that honour.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
Oh, I forgot to tell you, cried Dinah, standing still with two cups in her hands.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
British Dictionary definitions for cup
- a sporting contest in which a cup is awarded to the winner
- (as modifier)a cup competition
Derived forms of cupcuplike, adjective
Word Origin for cup
Medical definitions for cup
Other Idioms and Phrases with cup
In addition to the idiom beginning with cup
- cup of tea, one's
- in one's cups