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Slang

cuppa

This page is about the slang term cuppa

British and Australian English

Meaning

a hot drink, cup of tea, cup of coffee

For example

  • As soon as I get home, I'm going to have a nice hot cuppa.

  • Would you like to come in for a cuppa?

Variety

This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

If someone offers you a cuppa, they're offering you

a. a meal

b. some help

c. a cup of tea or coffee

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Contributor: Matt Errey