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English definition of “cup holder”

cup holder

noun [C]    
In team sports, the cup holders are the team that won the cup (= prize) for the competition held during the previous year or season: The cup holders began their defence of the trophy in fine style.Winners and losers
(Definition of cup holder noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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