cupboard

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noun cup·board \ˈkə-bərd\

Definition of cupboard

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

Examples of cupboard in a sentence

  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>

1530

First Known Use of cupboard

1530

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms



CUPBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

cupboard

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noun cup·board \ˈkə-bərd\

Definition of cupboard for English Language Learners

  • : 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


CUPBOARD Defined for Kids

cupboard

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noun cup·board \ˈkə-bərd\

Definition of cupboard for Students

  1. :  a closet usually with shelves for dishes or food



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