Definition of Tupperware in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəpərˌwer/


A range of plastic containers used chiefly for storing food.
Example sentences
  • Rachel watched curiously as he pulled out plates, drinks, eating utensils and several more Tupperware containers full of food.
  • Lay the meat flat in a casserole dish, or in the big Tupperware container.
  • We even packaged shots to go in tiny Tupperware containers.


1950s: from Tupper, the name of the American manufacturer, + ware1.

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Syllabification: Tup·per·ware

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