Definition of teacup noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtiːkʌp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtiːkʌp//
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  • a cup in which tea is served
  • Idioms
    a tempest in a teapot (North American English) (British English a storm in a teacup)
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    a lot of anger or worry about something that is not important
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: teacup