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n. Chiefly British
A cup of tea.

[Short for cuppa tea, alteration of cup of tea.]


(ˈkʌpə) or


informal Brit a cup of tea


(ˈkʌp ə)

n., pl. -pas. Brit. Informal.
a cup of tea.
[1920–25; reduced form of cup of (tea)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cuppa - a cup of tea
tea - a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; "iced tea is a cooling drink"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom


[ˈkʌpə] N (Brit) → taza f de té


[ˈkʌpə] n (British)tasse f de thécup tie n (British) (FOOTBALL)match m de coupe


n (Brit inf) → Tasse Tee f, → Tässchen Tee nt (inf)


[ˈkʌpə] n (Brit) (fam) → tazza di tè
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Hannah Leckie, Marie Curie community fundraiser in Cardiff and the Vale, said: "We had a fantastic time sharing a cuppa and cake with everyone and hope we've inspired lots of people to hold their own Blooming Great Tea Party later in the month.
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For example, what self-respecting Dr Who fan wouldn't want to see their cuppa brewed up in this fabulous Tardis teapot.
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I WOULD like to encourage your readers to have a summer tea party to help raise vital funds for Diabetes UK's Care For A Cuppa campaign.