Cup

What is Cup ?

Cup is (noun) 1. a small bowl with a handle, used for drinking from She put out a cup and saucer for everyone. 2. the liquid in a cup He drank two cups of coffee. Can I have a cup of tea? to make a cup of tea to prepare tea, usually in a pot I’ll make you all a cup of tea. it’s not my cup of tea it’s not something I like very much (informal.) Modern art isn’t really my cup of tea. 3. a tall silver bowl given as a prize for winning a competition He has won three cups for golf.(verb) to put your hands into the shape of a cup He cupped his hands under the trickle of water. (NOTE: cupping — cupped)

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level