teacup


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tea·cup

 (tē′kŭp′)
n.
A small cup used with a saucer for serving tea.

teacup

(ˈtiːˌkʌp)
n
1. a cup out of which tea may be drunk, larger than a coffee cup
2. (Units) Also called: teacupful the amount a teacup will hold, about four fluid ounces

tea•cup

(ˈtiˌkʌp)

n.
1. a cup in which tea is served, usu. of small or moderate size.
2. a teacupful.
[1690–1700]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teacup - as much as a teacup will holdteacup - as much as a teacup will hold  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
2.teacup - a cup from which tea is drunk
cup - a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle; "he put the cup back in the saucer"; "the handle of the cup was missing"
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
Translations
فِنْجَانُ الشَايفِنْجان شاي
šálekšálek na čaj
tekop
teekuppi
šalica za čaj
teáscsésze
tebolli
ティーカップ
찻잔
šálka na čaj
tekopp
ถ้วยชา
chén uống trà

teacup

[ˈtiːkʌp] Ntaza f para el té

teacup

[ˈtiːkʌp] ntasse f à thétea dance nthé m dansant

teacup

[ˈtiːˌkʌp] ntazza da tè

tea

(tiː) noun
1. a type of plant grown in Asia, especially India, Ceylon and China, or its dried and prepared leaves. I bought half a kilo of tea.
2. a drink made by adding boiling water to these. Have a cup of tea!
3. a cup etc of tea. Two teas, please!
4. a small meal in the afternoon (afternoon tea) or a larger one in the early evening, at which tea is often drunk. She invited him to tea.
ˈtea-bag
a small bag or sachet of thin paper containing tea, on to which boiling water is poured in a pot or cup.
ˈteacup noun
a cup, usually of medium size, in which tea is served.
ˈtea-party nounplural ˈtea-parties
an afternoon party at which tea is usually served. She has been invited to a tea-party.
ˈteapot noun
a pot with a spout used for making and pouring tea.
ˈtearoom noun
a restaurant where tea, coffee, cakes etc are served.
ˈtea-set, ˈtea-service nouns
a set of cups, saucers and plates, sometimes with a teapot and milk-jug.
ˈteaspoon noun
1. a small spoon for use with a teacup. I need a teaspoon to stir my tea.
2. a teaspoonful. a teaspoon of salt.
ˈteaspoonful noun
an amount that fills a teaspoon. two teaspoonfuls of salt.
ˈtea-time noun
the time in the late afternoon or early evening at which people take tea. He said he would be back at tea-time.
ˈtea-towel noun
a cloth for drying dishes after they have been washed eg after a meal.

teacup

فِنْجَانُ الشَاي šálek tekop Teetasse φλιτζάνι τσαγιού taza de té teekuppi tasse de thé šalica za čaj tazza da tè ティーカップ 찻잔 theekopje tekopp filiżanka (do herbaty) chávena de chá, xícara de chá чайная чашка tekopp ถ้วยชา çay fincanı chén uống trà 茶杯
References in classic literature ?
She measured a teacup full, tied it up in a bit of sacking, and presented it ceremoniously to grandmother.
But it is Nonsense to speak so about a brittle teacup, when I remember what my heart has gone through without breaking.
Now he believed that the habit of the ancients was to collect several milkings in a teacup, pour it into the Great Tun, fill up with water, and then skim off the cream from time to time as the needs of the German Empire demanded.
Mell drank out of a blue teacup, and I out of a tin pot.
said the matron, putting away her book with the unconcerned resignation of an experienced person who foresees a storm in a teacup.
He came in with a teacup in one hand and a piece of bread-and-butter in the other.
While they were dressing their wounds, I tried to make a hole in the thing with the spiky end of the hitcher, and the hitcher slipped and jerked me out between the boat and the bank into two feet of muddy water, and the tin rolled over, uninjured, and broke a teacup.
She observed that he was compressing his teacup, so that there was danger lest the thin china might cave inwards.
If Hirst had looked at her instead of looking intently at his teacup he would have seen Helen blush, partly with pleasure, partly with an impulse of affection towards the young man who had seemed, and would seem again, so ugly and so limited.
Casaubon had come up to the table, teacup in hand, and was listening.
He set down his teacup and smiled at her for a moment gravely.
     Than put it in my teacup.