sippy cup

sip·​py cup | \ ˈsi-pē- How to pronounce sippy cup (audio) \

Definition of sippy cup

: a cup that has a detachable lid with a projecting hole designed to help a young child sip liquid from the cup without spilling it

Examples of sippy cup in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The pint-sized line includes three must-have items for school: a collapsible water bottle, a sippy cup, and a sandwich box. Lindsey Greenfeld,, 31 Aug. 2021 Inside, there was a red sippy cup on a wooden dining table. Washington Post, 1 Apr. 2021 Blue Ivy Carter celebrated her Grammy win on Sunday night by turning her golden gramophone into a gilded sippy cup. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 18 Mar. 2021 Wine in a sippy cup is simply not an option for many parents with a history of substance abuse. Jessica Grose, New York Times, 3 Oct. 2020 And right behind me was my daughter’s sippy cup, and the chef was like, ‘That’s perfect! Karen Chernick,, 4 Aug. 2020 In addition to the San Francisco Zoo’s offerings, the California Academy of Sciences, the Exploratorium and numerous others offer Pinot Grigio and pale ale right alongside juice boxes and sippy cups of milk. Beth Spotswood,, 22 Jan. 2020 OXO Tot Transitions Straw Cup Parents are always on the lookout for a sippy cup that is made of safe materials for their kids, but will also survive multiple drops on the group. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, 27 Dec. 2019 But serious cocktails are sharing the place with sippy cups, grilled octopus with chicken tenders. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 25 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of sippy cup

1986, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sippy cup

sip + -y entry 4

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The first known use of sippy cup was in 1986

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“Sippy cup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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