cup·​pa | \ ˈkə-pə How to pronounce cuppa (audio) \

Definition of cuppa

chiefly British
: a cup of tea

Examples of cuppa in a Sentence

I could use a good cuppa.
Recent Examples on the Web How to make tea properly: The art (and science) of the perfect cuppa Michelle of TikTok was trolling us by the way. Will Noble, CNN, 10 June 2021 People worldwide have a cuppa to soothe their nerves, and especially during the pandemic. Kristen Rogers, CNN, 3 Nov. 2020 It can be filled with 10 ounces of liquid, a.k.a its the ideal size for your morning cuppa. Isabelle Kagan, USA TODAY, 18 Dec. 2020 In any event, this squirrel’s tail flips around to make a fine cuppa. Jason Lederman, Popular Science, 3 Dec. 2019 Just remember the treacle tart to go with your cuppa. Rochelle O'gorman, The Christian Science Monitor, 2 Oct. 2020 That limit can be easily reached -- and exceeded -- by a single cuppa at many coffee shops. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 24 Aug. 2020 Pour yourself a nice cuppa TEA and ponder that one. New York Times, 13 May 2020 This is the single best way to instantly improve your cuppa. Washington Post, 13 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of cuppa

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cuppa

short for cuppa tea, pronunciation spelling of cup of tea

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“Cuppa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of cuppa

: a cup of tea


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