Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like a cupboard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare Cupboardlike: for example small, fusty or poorly lit.
  • adjective archaic Associated with cupboard love.

Etymologies

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cupboard +‎ -y

Examples

  • But staircases are a swine because you can't see who's having a crafty smoke in cupboardy alcoves beneath.

    The Vatican Rip

  • Dickie's brain felt fat – swollen – as though it would burst, and he was glad to go to bed – even in that cupboardy place with the panels.

    Harding's Luck

  • They taught us their favourite game - 'cupboardy cupboardy' which basically involved catching and attacking people while saying cupboardy cupboardy cupboardy lol.

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