Noun Definition


1.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

2.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

3.Definition: a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces

Category: General

4.Definition: 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"

Category: General

5.Definition: cup-shaped plant organ

Category: Plants

6.Definition: 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"

Category: Objects

7.Definition: the quantity a cup will hold

"He drank a cup of coffee", "He borrowed a cup of sugar"

Related Noun(s):cupful

Category: General