Definition of CUP

noun : CUP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the quantity a cup will hold; "he drank a cup of coffee"; "he borrowed a cup of sugar" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces ;

  • 5. (

    ) cup-shaped plant organ ;

  • 6. (

    ) a punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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" ;

verb : CUP

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands" ;

  • 2. (

    ) put into a cup; "cup the milk" ;


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