Definition of Tupperware™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʌpəweə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʌpərwer//
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plastic containers used mainly for storing food Word Origin1950s: from Tupper, the name of the American manufacturer, + ware. Culture When Tupperware was first introduced in the 1960s, the company that made it paid people to hold Tupperware parties in their homes, to which they invited friends and offered to sell them Tupperware goods.
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