teacup

noun tea·cup \ ˈtē-ˌkəp \
|Updated on: 14 Aug 2018

Definition of teacup

: a small cup usually with a handle used with a saucer for hot beverages

teacupful

play \ˈtē-ˌkəp-ˌfu̇l\ noun

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First Known Use of teacup

1700

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TEACUP Defined for English Language Learners

teacup

Definition of teacup for English Language Learners

  • : a small cup used for drinking tea


TEACUP Defined for Kids

teacup

noun tea·cup \ ˈtē-ˌkəp \

Definition of teacup for Students

: a cup used with a saucer for hot drinks

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