cupsworth etymology

English word cupsworth comes from English cup, English -s-, English -worth

Detailed word origin of cupsworth

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cup English (eng) (transitive) To form into the shape of a cup, particularly of the hands.. (transitive) To hold something in cupped hands.. (transitive, engineering) To make concave or in the form of a cup.. (transitive, obsolete) To supply with cups of wine.. (transitive, surgery, archaic) To apply a cupping apparatus to; to subject to the operation of cupping. (Canada) A Canadian unit of measure equal to 8 [...]
-s- English (eng) Genitival interfix used to link elements in some compounds, equivalent to the possessive clitic -'s.
-worth English (eng) Denotes a quantity corresponding to the time, value or dimension of the suffixed term.
cupsworth English (eng) The quantity contained in a cup.

Words with the same origin as cupsworth

Descendants of -s-
batsman bridesmaid clansman dogsbody footsie groomsman guardsman headsman helmsman herdsman huntsman kingsman landsman marksman marksmanship menswear monkshood sheepshead statesman swordsman tipsy townsfolk townspeople wolfsbane yachtsman
Descendants of -worth
bottlesworth daysworth fourpennyworth hoursworth minutesworth sixpennyworth threepennyworth twopennyworth yearsworth