Share this entry

Share this page

coffee cup

Line breaks: cof¦fee cup

Definition of coffee cup in English:


A cup, typically a small one, in which coffee is served.
Example sentences
  • Somehow we managed to reach the top of the stairs without incident, neither I, nor my coffee cup, took a tumble.
  • He secured the lid to his coffee cup and latched the cup to the arm of his chair with a magnetic clamp.
  • Albert bangs down his coffee cup with schoolboyish enthusiasm.

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day quintillion
Pronunciation: kwɪnˈtɪljən
a thousand raised to the power of six…