- a small bowl-shaped container for drinking from, typically having a handle.；the contents of a cup
- form (one's hand or hands) into the curved shape of a cup；place the curved hand or hands around
verb: cup, 3rd person present: cups, gerund or present participle: cupping, past tense: cupped, past participle: cupped
noun: cup, plural noun: cups
- 1. a small bowl-shaped container for drinking from, typically having a handle.
- ▪ the contents of a cup a cup of tea
- ▪ North American a measure of capacity used in cooking, equal to half a US pint (0.237 litre) a cup of butter
- ▪ (in church use) a chalice used at the Eucharist Latin was replaced by the vernacular, and the cup was offered to the laity
- ▪ one of the suits in a tarot pack.
- 2. an ornamental trophy in the form of a cup, usually made of gold or silver and having a stem and two handles, awarded as a prize in a sports contest. 同義詞
- ▪ a contest in which the winners are awarded a cup playing in the Cup is the best thing ever
- 3. a cup-shaped thing.
- ▪ either of the two parts of a bra shaped to contain or support one breast she had grown from an A to a C cup in just six months
- ▪ the hole on a putting green, or the metal container in it the ball bounced out of the cup
- 4. a mixed drink made from fruit juices and typically containing wine or cider the bars offered large glasses of white wine cup a non-alcoholic fruit cup 同義詞
- 1. form (one's hand or hands) into the curved shape of a cup ‘Hey!’ Dad shouted, with his hands cupped around his mouth
- ▪ place the curved hand or hands around he cupped her face in his hands
- 2. historical bleed (someone) by using a glass in which a partial vacuum is formed by heating Dr Ross ordered me to be cupped