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cup /kp/ n. 1 a small, round, open container, usu. with a handle, for drinking liquids: She drinks coffee from a cup. 2 a measure of 8 fluid ounces or 16 tablespoons: The recipe called for a cup of flour. 3 a prize for winning a sports competition, (syn.) a trophy 4 either side of a brassiere 5 ones cup of tea: (often used negatively) a favorite thing: Driving in a bad snowstorm is not my cup of tea. 6 to be in ones cups: to be drunk
v. [T] cupped, cupping, cups to form ones hands into a cup: The farmer cupped his hands to drink water from the stream.