cupful

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noun cup·ful \ˈkəp-ˌfu̇l\

Definition of cupful

plural

cupfuls

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cupsful

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  1. 1 :  as much as a cup will hold

  2. 2 :  cup 7

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First Known Use of cupful

12th century


CUPFUL Defined for English Language Learners

cupful

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noun

Definition of cupful for English Language Learners

  • : the amount held by a cup


CUPFUL Defined for Kids

cupful

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noun cup·ful \ˈkəp-ˌfu̇l\

Definition of cupful for Students

plural

cupfuls

\-ˌfu̇lz\ also

cupsful

\ˈkəps-ˌfu̇l\
  1. 1 :  the amount held by a cup We served forty cupfuls of soup.

  2. 2 :  a half pint :  eight ounces (about 236 milliliters)



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