Definition of Cupful

1. Noun. The quantity a cup will hold. "He borrowed a cup of sugar"

Exact synonyms: Cup
Generic synonyms: Containerful
Derivative terms: Cup



Definition of Cupful

1. n. As much as a cup will hold.

Definition of Cupful

1. Noun. The amount necessary to make a cup full ¹

2. Noun. A half pint, i.e. eight ounces ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cupful

1. as much as a cup can hold [n CUPFULS or CUPSFUL]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cupful

cupel
cupeled
cupeler
cupelers
cupeling
cupellation
cupellations
cupelled
cupeller
cupellers
cupelling
cupels
cupferron
cupferrons
cupflower
cupful (current term)
cupfuls
cupgall
cupgalls
cuphead
cupheads
cupholder
cupholders
cupid's dart
cupidities
cupidity
cupids
cupless
cuplike
cupmaker

Literary usage of Cupful

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1. Consolidated Library of Modern Cooking and Household Recipes by Christine Terhune Herrick (1904)
"A cupful of butter, packed solid, is l\/z ounces. A cupful of corn meal is 5 ounces. A cupful of stemmed currants, heaped up, is 6 ounces. A level cupful of ..."

2. The Child Welfare Manual: A Handbook of Child Nature and Nuture for Parents by University Society, New York (1919)
"... УА cupful corn meal 2 cupful cream of wheat 2 cupful rice 2 cupful rolled oats 1 1/6 cupful canned peas 2 cupful canned beans 2 cupful canned tomatoes ..."

3. Two Hundred Recipes for Making Salads: With Thirty Recipes for Dressings and by Olive M. Hulse (1910)
"Add the mixture gradually to the whites of the two eggs beaten stiff; when cold fold in one-half of a cupful of cream beaten stiff. Mould and chill. ..."

4. The Domestic World: A Practical Guide in All the Daily Difficulties of the by Robert Kemp Philp (1889)
"Stir together a large coffee-cupful of light brown or white sugar, and half a cupful of butter ; add to it half a pint of sweet milk and half a pint of warm ..."

5. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"... and poured out a cupful of some liquid resembling coffee at the foot of my horse. The man's countenance looked “welcome” and “backsheesh. ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
""Shortly after swallowing/a breakfast cupful of the contrast meal the whole stomach was mapped out by what was obviously the barium lying between the walls ..."

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