cupbearer

noun
cup·​bear·​er | \ ˈkəp-ˌber-ər How to pronounce cupbearer (audio) \

Definition of cupbearer

: one who has the duty of filling and handing around the cups in which wine is served

Examples of cupbearer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Westeros public gave her the name the Realm's Delight — but instead of busying her days with needlework and elocution classes, Rhaenyra serves as her father's cupbearer and rides dragons. Nick Romano, EW.com, 13 July 2022 The moon is named for a cupbearer to the ancient Greek gods. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 July 2021 The moon is named for a cupbearer to the ancient Greek gods. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 July 2021 The moon is named for a cupbearer to the ancient Greek gods. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 July 2021 The moon is named for a cupbearer to the ancient Greek gods. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 July 2021 The moon is named for a cupbearer to the ancient Greek gods. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 July 2021 The moon is named for a cupbearer to the ancient Greek gods. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 July 2021 The moon is named for a cupbearer to the ancient Greek gods. Ashley Strickland, CNN, 27 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of cupbearer

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

18 Jul 2022

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“Cupbearer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cupbearer. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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