cup noun, verb - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “cup” en inglés

See all translations

cup

noun uk   us   /kʌp/

cup noun (DRINKING CONTAINER)

A1 [C] a small, round container, often with a handle, used for drinking tea, coffee, etc.: a cup and saucer a plastic/paper cup a coffee cup/teacup [C] US a container that holds slightly under a quarter of a litre of liquid, used for measuring when cooking
More examples

cup noun (SPORT)

B1 [C] a specially designed cup, usually with two handles and often made of silver, given as a prize in a sports competition or in a game or match in which the winner receives such a cup: Sheila won this cup in the school squash championship. The Davis Cup is an important championship.
More examples

cup noun (CONTAINER)

[C] a bowl-shaped container: an egg cup [C] one of the two parts that support the breasts in a woman's bra (= piece of underwear): "What size bra do you wear?" "I wear a C cup." [C] US (UK box) a curved piece of hard plastic that is worn by men while playing sports to protect their outer sex organs

cup noun (DRINK)

[C or U] a mixture of several types of drink, often including one that is alcoholic, often drunk at parties and usually served from a bowl: a strawberry/cider cup

cup

verb [T] uk   us   /kʌp/ (-pp-)
to hold your hands in the shape of a cup, often around something: She gently cupped the small injured bird in her hands.
(Definition of cup noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de cup
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “cup” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Palabra del día

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Aprende más 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Aprende más