Synonyms of cupping


1. cupping, bloodletting

usage: a treatment in which evacuated cups are applied to the skin to draw blood through the surface


1. cup, shape, form

usage: form into the shape of a cup; "She cupped her hands"

2. cup, insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce

usage: put into a cup; "cup the milk"

3. cup, transfuse, treat, care for

usage: treat by applying evacuated cups to the patient's skin

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Definition and meaning of cupping (Dictionary)