noun cup·board \ˈkə-bərd\

: a piece of furniture used for storage that has doors and contains shelves

: a small room with shelves where you keep cups, dishes, or food

: a small room where things are stored

Full Definition of CUPBOARD

:  a closet with shelves where dishes, utensils, or food is kept; also :  a small closet

Examples of CUPBOARD

  1. <the colonial dining room features a double-door corner cupboard for the family's finest china>
  2. <dishes go in the cupboard next to the sink>

First Known Use of CUPBOARD


Related to CUPBOARD

cuddy, closet, pantry, press

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms

appoint, credenza, mission, settee
CUPBOARD Defined for Kids


noun cup·board \ˈkə-bərd\

Definition of CUPBOARD for Kids

:  a closet usually with shelves for dishes or food


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