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cupful

cup·ful

cupful

pronunciation:
kuhp fl
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: cupfuls
definition: the quantity that fills one cup; cup.
Word Parts
The word cupful contains the following part:
-ful2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means an amount that fills
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The suffix -ful2 attaches to native English nouns denoting containers to form amount nouns.