cupper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cup +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

cupper ‎(plural cuppers)

  1. (medicine, archaic) One who performs the operation of cupping.
  2. (slang) A coffee aficionado.
    • 2008 May 29, Hannah Wallace, “Do I Detect a Hint of ... Joe?”, in New York Times[1]:
      Not every cupper understands all the fuss.
  3. (Britain, Oxford and Cambridge universities) An intercollegiate sporting competition, open to all colleges.