Sup meaning

sŭp
Used as an informal greeting.
interjection
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To eat an evening meal; have supper.
verb
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A small swallow or mouthful of liquid food; a sip.
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Supply.
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Supplementary.
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Sup is defined as slang for the expression, "What's up?"

An example of Sup is what close friends say to each other in the morning at school.

interjection
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Above.
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Supine.
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(latin) Supra (above)
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Supplement.
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To eat or drink (something) or engage in eating or drinking by taking small swallows or mouthfuls.

Supped the hot soup; supped away daintily.

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Superior.
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Superlative.
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Supine.
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(old-fashioned) To eat the evening meal; have supper.
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Superior.
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Superlative.
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affix
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"What's up?" See digispeak.
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To sup is to eat a meal in the evening.

An example of sup is to eat supper or dinner.

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To sip; to take a small amount of food or drink into the mouth, especially with a spoon.
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A sip; a small amount of food or drink.
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To take supper.
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(slang) What's up (either as a greeting or actual question).

Sup? : (response) Not much.

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Socialist Unity Party.
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Scottish Unionist Party.
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Selective Ultraviolet Phototherapy.
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Stand up paddle surfing.
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sup on
  • to eat a supper featuring or consisting of
    To sup on leftovers.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

sup on

Origin of sup

  • Middle English soupen from Old French souper from soupe soup soup

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English soupen from Old English sūpan seuə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Short for What's up?

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English suppen, from Old English sÅ«pan (“to swallow, sip"), from Proto-Germanic *sÅ«panÄ… (compare Dutch zuipen (“to drink, tipple, booze"), German saufen (“to drink, booze"), Swedish supa (“to swallow, drink")), from Proto-Indo-European *sub-, compare Sanskrit súpas 'soup, broth'), from *seue 'to take liquid'. More at suck.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English soupen, suppen, Anglo-Norman super, from supe, soupe. More at soup.

    From Wiktionary

  • aphetic form of what's up (“How are you doing?")

    From Wiktionary