sippy cup

noun sip·py cup \ ˈsi-pē- \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

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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Origin and Etymology of sippy cup

sip + 4-y


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