ETYM AS. cuppe, Late Lat. cuppa cup; cf. Latin cupa tub, cask; cf. also Greek kyph hut, Skr. kűpa pit, hollow, Old Slav. kupa cup. Related to Coop, Cupola, Cowl a water vessel, and Cob, Coif, Cop.
1. A small open container usually used for drinking.
2. Any cup-shaped concavity.
3. The quantity a cup will hold; SYN. cupful.
4. A large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded to the winner of a competition; SYN. loving cup.
5. A liquid unit (used in the US) equal to 8 fluid ounces.
6. Punch served in a pitcher instead of a punch bowl.
7. The hole (or metal container in the hole) on a golf green.
8. Cup-shaped plant organ.
1. To form into the shape of a cup.
2. To put into a cup.
3. To treat by cupping; SYN. transfuse.