from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like a cupboard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare Cupboardlike: for example small, fusty or poorly lit.
  • adjective archaic Associated with cupboard love.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

cupboard +‎ -y


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  • But staircases are a swine because you can't see who's having a crafty smoke in cupboardy alcoves beneath.

    The Vatican Rip Gash, Jonathan 1981

  • Dickie's brain felt fat – swollen – as though it would burst, and he was glad to go to bed – even in that cupboardy place with the panels.

    Harding's Luck Edith 1909

  • They taught us their favourite game - 'cupboardy cupboardy' which basically involved catching and attacking people while saying cupboardy cupboardy cupboardy lol. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at 2010


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