Cupboard - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkʌbərd|  American pronunciation of the word cupboard
Brit.  |ˈkʌbəd|  British pronunciation of the word cupboard


- a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space (syn: closet)


...the colonial dining room features a double-door corner cupboard for the family's finest china...

...dishes go in the cupboard next to the sink...

It's in the kitchen cupboard.

The cupboard doors were open.

She stacked the plates in the cupboard.

That teapot belongs in the cupboard.

He took some nails and bits of wood, and built them into a rough cupboard.

A cupboard stood open full of empties.

I found these apples mouldering in the cupboard.

She regards that cupboard as her own preserve.

Jenny opened the cupboard and brought out a couple of bottles.

Make sure that the cupboard is flush with the wall.

I forced the lock on the cupboard to see what was inside.

We hung our coats in a cupboard in the hall.

There's some sugar in the cupboard.

Word forms

singular: cupboard
plural: cupboards
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