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.

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Can another cuppa, this one in India, help Coca-Cola de-risk itself from its traditional soda business? Sangeeta Tanwar, Quartz India, "Does Café Coffee Day fit into Coca-Cola’s scheme of things?," 2 July 2019 If the company succeeds at all that, the morning smoothie could join the morning cuppa joe in office kitchens everywhere. Scott Kirsner,, "Will free smoothies work at work? The startup Smoodi thinks so," 23 June 2019 For the first time ever, residents of Glasgow were in late May treated to a cuppa with a twist: cappuccinos made from camel milk. Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz Africa, "Camel milk could be the next superfood—thanks to East Africa," 6 June 2019 Book Now Dominique Ansel Bakery Looking for a little Instagram fodder with your cuppa? Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "The 8 Best Places in London for Afternoon Tea," 3 Jan. 2019 Just mosey on down the block to Goldy’s Corner for a cuppa joe and an appetizing pastry and wait for a table. Dana Oland, idahostatesman, "10 ways to get a real taste of Boise: New spots and beloved staples | Idaho Statesman," 21 May 2018 Enjoy a cuppa tea in the basement crypt, now a homey cafe. Brian Melton, star-telegram, "As London gears up for royal wedding, a look at three villages that helped define it | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 20 Apr. 2018 No worries, just mosey on down the block to Goldy’s Corner for a cuppa joe and an appetizing pastry and wait for a table. Dana Oland, idahostatesman, "In Boise for the NCAA tournament? Here are 8 places to eat and drink like a local | Idaho Statesman," 14 Mar. 2018 Researchers at Peking University divided a group of 50 students in half, giving 25 a nice cuppa and the other half a glass of water before giving them a couple of cognitive tests. Matthew Diebel, USA TODAY, "A nice cup of tea makes you more creative, study finds," 7 Mar. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of cuppa

British, informal : a cup of tea

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