Tupperware
Tupperware Tupperware, Tupper ware Tup"per ware, n. [Trade name.] 1. the collective trade name for a type of plastic food-storage container with a translucent bottom and a close-fitting lid designed to seal the container tightly. It is in common use in the late 20th century in the U. S. It comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, suitable for storing a variety of items. Also used attributively. She saved the leftovers in a couple of Tupperware containers. [PJC]

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