noun

  • 1A sip of liquid.

    ‘he took another sup of wine’
    • ‘She often took sups of at least two steaming mugs of coffee or hot cocoa.’
    • ‘After lots of sups of Lucozade and massaging of calves (players, not random cows that have just trotted onto the pitch) we're off again.’
    • ‘Smoke free air, clean air, no, pristine alpine air would fill our lungs in between sups of sweet, sweet beer.’
    draught, sip, swallow, drop, pull, gulp
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    1. 1.1Irish, Northern English mass noun Alcoholic drink.
      ‘the latest sup from those blokes at the brewery’
      alcohol, alcoholic drink, liquor, intoxicating liquor, drink, strong drink, spirits, intoxicants
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