Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who carries a cup; a cup-bearer.
  • noun One who applies a cupping-glass.
  • noun A device for making cup-leathers, which are used for packing pumps and hydraulic presses.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who performs the operation of cupping.

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

  • noun medicine, archaic One who performs the operation of cupping.
  • noun slang A coffee aficionado.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a cup of tea

Etymologies

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cup +‎ -er

Examples

  • I did not relish a run-in with the "cupper," having no idea what it was intended to cup.

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  • I did not relish a run-in with the "cupper," having no idea what it was intended to cup.

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  • In my quasi-scientific blind taste test between the two coffee pots using my significant other as my "cupper" one recent Saturday morning, there was no question that the Krups produced better depth of flavor.

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  • In my quasi-scientific blind taste test between the two coffee pots using my significant other as my "cupper" one recent Saturday morning, there was no question that the Krups produced better depth of flavor.

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  • I now hardly move from my chair except to make the occasional cupper.

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  • Yes, indeed, the very latest equipment to capture and eradicate the debate on whether officers were indeed wearing their hats, speaking out of turn, having a crafty cupper or fag oh and may be a little crime fighting and evidence gathering (of the proper sort) along the way.

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  • I checked the complete CML source code for the CrystelEye entry, and that contains the charges on the two oxygens bound to the cupper too.

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  • Lazybones, and they tell me that thy father was a cupper serving in

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  • So he began Know then, O Commander of the Faithful (Allah prolong to thee glory and dominion!), the report of the folk; that I am known as the Lazybones and that my father left me nothing, is true; for he was, as thou hast said, nothing but a barber-cupper in a Hammam.

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  • I checked the complete CML source code for the CrystelEye entry, and that contains the charges on the two oxygens bound to the cupper too.

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