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

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The brand offers up diapers for newborns and nipple balm for nursing moms, as well as sippy cups and vegan kids' vitamins. Alyssa Newcomb, Fortune, "Amazon’s In-House Products Go Far Beyond AmazonBasics," 16 Sep. 2019 Inside the boy’s sippy cup at the home, authorities discovered residue of oxycodone. Jeff Truesdell,, "Pa. Mom Killed Son, 2, by Putting Vicodin in Sippy Cup — and Gets 25 to 50 Years in Prison," 9 Aug. 2019 Walmart and Target offer T-shirts, swimsuits, sippy cups and ugly Christmas sweaters covered with it. Samantha Masunaga, Los Angeles Times, "The NASA logo is having a moment," 19 July 2019 Share your Fork the Patriarchy kale quinoa bowl and your Universal Childcare sippy cup (@lololevine and @audreygelman, feel free to steal that one!). Lauren Smith Brody, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Invisible Nannies of Instagram," 17 Apr. 2019 Researchers also found fecal matter on more than 25% of the sippy cups tested. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Woman's Day, "Most Sippy Cups and Kids' Bath Toys are Covered in Bacteria, Mold, and Fecal Matter," 14 June 2016 Grab a drink from the bar at the base—served in plastic sippy cups for safety—then prepare for a dizzying experience aboard this sky-skimming Ferris wheel. Jessica Voelker, Condé Nast Traveler, "Seattle’s Space Needle Unveils Its $100M Renovation," 2 Aug. 2018 Within a year and and a half, the company said, its plastic straws would be replaced with sippy cup-like lids—which, yes, will also be made of plastic. Emily Atkin, The New Republic, "Why Starbucks’ Straw Ban Is an Environmental Milestone," 10 July 2018 Late night, guests were transported from the mill to the couple’s villa at the Andaz with sippy cups filled with lilikoi vodkas. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "Inside a Greenery-Filled Hawaiian Wedding—Where the Bridesmaids Wore Power Suits," 13 July 2018

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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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