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

cup

noun uk   /kʌp/ us  

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

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.

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   /kʌp/ (-pp-) us  
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

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más