An example of a cupboard is where a person stores their plates and bowls.
Origin of cupboardMiddle English cuppebord: see cup and amp; board
- An enclosed storage space with a door, usually having shelves, used to store crockery, food, etc.
- Put the cups in the cupboard.
(third-person singular simple present cupboards, present participle cupboarding, simple past and past participle cupboarded)
From Middle English cuppebord.