in the cup of someone's hand

Definition of in the cup of someone's hand

  1. :  in the palm with the hand curved like a cup He held the seeds in the cup of his hand.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an open usually bowl-shaped drinking vessel

    :  a drinking vessel and its contents

    :  the consecrated wine of the Communion

  1. :  to treat by cupping

    :  to curve into the shape of a cup

    :  to place in or as if in a cup

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

handplay
  1. :  the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ :  the body part at the end of the arm of a human, ape, or monkey

    :  the forelimb segment (such as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

    :  a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as

  1. :  with the hands rather than by machine

  1. :  to touch or manage with the hands

    :  to deal with

    :  furl


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