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sippy cup

[sip-ee] /ˈsɪp i/
noun
1.
a spill-resistant drinking cup for toddlers, having a tight lid with a spout.
Origin
1985-1990
1985-90; sip + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for sippy cup

sippy cup

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) a plastic cup for young children which has a tight-fitting lid with a perforated spout
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Contemporary definitions for sippy cup
noun

a type of spill-proof lidded plastic cup for toddlers

Examples

When your baby can handle a cup but can't keep the drink from spilling, a sippy cup can give him some independence while keeping cleanup to a minimum.

Word Origin

1986

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