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cupboard

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
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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

1530

Related to CUPBOARD

Synonyms
cuddy, closet, pantry, press

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms

appoint, credenza, mission, settee
CUPBOARD Defined for Kids

cupboard

noun cup·board \ˈkə-bərd\

Definition of CUPBOARD for Kids

:  a closet usually with shelves for dishes or food

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