coffee cup


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coffee cup

n
(Cookery) a cup from which coffee may be drunk, usually smaller than a teacup
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coffee cup - a cup from which coffee is drunkcoffee cup - a cup from which coffee 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"
demitasse - small coffee cup; for serving black coffee
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

coffee cup

ntazzina da caffè
References in classic literature ?
The letter was right there at hand in the drawer of the little table upon which Edna had just placed her coffee cup. Mademoiselle opened the drawer and drew forth the letter, the topmost one.
Napoleon sat down, toying with his Sevres coffee cup, and motioned Balashev to a chair beside him.
She was a little revived, however, by his bringing back his coffee cup himself; and she seized the opportunity of saying,
Tom chuckled, but held the peace by hiding his face in his coffee cup. Sarah, though checked by this flank attack, was herself an old hand in the art.
"You look like Balzac's `FEMME PEINTE PAR ELLE-NENE'," he said, as he fanned her with one hand and held her coffee cup in the other.
Then I examined the coffee cups, and I knew enough chemistry to find poison in the dregs of one of them.
"I tell you I found the poison in one of the coffee cups."
"Well, well," said Fisher, amiably, "I dare say you are right; but I should just like to have a look at the library and the coffee cups."
Two men with two coffee cups did go into the library and did put their cups on the bookstand and did go together to the well, and one of them was a murderer and had put poison in the other's cup.
But behind the convenient screen Tildy had thrown herself flat upon a table among the butter chips and the coffee cups, and was sobbing her heart out--out and back again to the grey plain wherein travel they with blunt noses and hay-coloured hair.
The tireless femme-de-chambre set down a tray with coffee cups on the table.
A coffee shop in Shropshire has invested in the UK's only fully recyclable coffee cup made of recycled paper, the Frugal Cup.