What is another word for cupboard?

Pronunciation: [kˈʌbəd] (IPA)

A cupboard is a type of furniture used for storing goods, especially crockery and other kitchen items. It is often a free-standing unit and may come in different shapes and sizes. The word cupboard has several synonyms that can be used interchangeably. Some of these include cabinet, hutch, pantry, closet, wardrobe, and storage unit. Cabinets are often made of wood and have shelves and drawers inside for organizing items. A hutch is a type of cabinet with glass doors that sits on top of a base unit. A pantry is a large storage unit that typically contains food items. Closets and wardrobes are used for storing clothing and have shelves and hanging rods inside. Lastly, a storage unit can be used in any room of the house for storing various items.

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Usage examples for Cupboard

He paid the boy and slipped out into the shadows of the street, and again making the detour so that he came to the hotel from the rear, he passed the stables, and before climbing to his cupboard of a room at the top of the building, he stepped round to the side and looked in at the dining room windows, and there he saw the young man seated at supper.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
He rose, and, taking his candle with him, opened a door leading from the studio up a short flight of steps to a little cupboard of a sleeping room.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Tak' it, Hester; 'twill hairten ye up for whatever's intil't, cried Jean, holding to Hester's lips the ever ready Scotch remedy, which she had snatched from a wall cupboard behind her and poured out in a glass.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine

Famous quotes with Cupboard

  • I keep my own personality in a cupboard under the stairs at home so that no one else can see it or nick it.
    Dawn French
  • Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.
    Thomas Fuller
  • Civilization never stands still; if in one country it is falling back, in another it is changing, evolving, becoming more complicated, bringing fresh experience to body and mind, breeding new desires, and exploiting Nature's cupboard for their satisfaction.
    Arthur Keith
  • I do give a great deal of forethought and zone in on character and all sorts of things like that. Never before have I just stuffed something away in the back cupboard of my brain because it was just such a crazy concept.
    Greg Kinnear
  • We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
    John Lennon

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