Last modified on 24 December 2013, at 13:32

cup that cheers

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From William Cowper's The Task (1785): "...the bubbling and loud hissing urn / Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, / That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each..."

NounEdit

cup that cheers (plural cups that cheer)

  1. (humorous) A cup of tea.