cup·​py | \ ˈkə-pē How to pronounce cuppy (audio) \
cuppier; cuppiest

Definition of cuppy

1 : resembling a cup
2 : full of small depressions a cuppy racetrack

Examples of cuppy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Gallahadion, who had been second to Bimelech a week earlier in Churchill Downs’ Derby Trial, excelled over a cuppy track, getting a rail-skimming ride from jockey Carroll Bierman to beat Bimelech by 1 ½ lengths in the Derby. Gabe Hauari, The Courier-Journal, "What Kentucky Derby horse won with the longest odds? Here are the top 10," 4 May 2018

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First Known Use of cuppy

1882, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Cuppy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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