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cuppa

[kuhp-uh] /ˈkʌp ə/
noun, British Informal.
1.
a cup of tea.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; reduced form of cup of (tea)
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Examples from the web for cuppa
  • These espresso machines can make anything from a plain cuppa joe to a fancy-pants latte.
  • We'd rather sit on the curb somewhere with our cuppa and steal the wifi than browse sans-joe.
British Dictionary definitions for cuppa

cuppa

/ˈkʌpə/
noun
1.
(Brit, informal) a cup of tea
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Word Origin and History for cuppa
n.

colloquial shortening of cup of (coffee, etc.), recorded from 1925; as a stand-alone (almost always with implied tea) it dates from 1934.

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Slang definitions & phrases for cuppa

cuppa

noun

a cup of: cuppa joe (1934+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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