Definition of Supping

1. Noun. Ingestion of liquid food with a spoon or by drinking.

Generic synonyms: Eating, Feeding
Derivative terms: Sup



Definition of Supping

1. n. The act of one who sups; the act of taking supper.

Definition of Supping

1. Verb. (present participle of sup) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supping

1. sup [v] - See also: sup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supping

suppeditations
supper
supper-hour
supper-time
supper-times
supper club
supper hour
supper time
suppered
supperhour
suppering
supperless
suppers
suppertime
suppertimes
supping (current term)
supplant
supplantation
supplantations
supplanted
supplanter
supplanters
supplanting
supplants
supple
suppled
supplejack
supplejacks
supplely
supplement

Literary usage of Supping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini (1920)
"Having now fasted two full hours beyond my usual hour for supping, I fell to with hearty appetite; and this was the first time since four months that I felt ..."

2. Chronicles of the Canongate by Walter Scott (1827)
"bread and butter, and spoke of supping and sleeping, Christie at last inducted me into the room where she herself had been sitting, probably the only one ..."

3. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages: Classified Subjectively and by Robert Christy (1887)
"Sleep without supping and waste without owing. 38. The less a man sleeps the more he lives. 39. Those who come from labor and exercise sleep more sweetly ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"... ate in a sitting posture, using the very simplest and most wholesome food. he took two meals, dining as well as supping, that city was utterly ruined. ..."

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