Noun: cup kúp
Verb: cup (cupped,cupping) kúp
- A small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle
"he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
- The quantity a cup will hold
"he borrowed a cup of sugar"; "he drank a cup of coffee";
- Any cup-shaped concavity
"bees filled the waxen cups with honey"; "he wore a jock strap with a metal cup"; "the cup of her bra"
- A United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
- Cup-shaped plant organ
- A punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl
- The hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green
"he swore as the ball rimmed the cup and rolled away"; "put the flag back in the cup"
- A large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition
"the school kept the cups is a special glass case";
- loving cup
- A contest for which a cup is awarded to the winner
- Form into the shape of a cup
"She cupped her hands"
- Put into a cup
"cup the milk"
- (medicine) treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin
Derived forms: cupped, cups, cupping
Type of: care for, concave shape, concavity, container, containerful, crockery, dishware [US], enclose, form, hole, inclose, incurvation, incurvature, insert, introduce, plant organ, prize, punch, put in, shape, stick in, treat, trophy, United States liquid unit
Part of: pint