Associations to the word «Tea»

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TEA, noun. (uncountable) The dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis.
TEA, noun. (uncountable) The drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water.
TEA, noun. (countable) A variety of the tea plant.
TEA, noun. (uncountable) By extension, any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants.
TEA, noun. (countable) (Australia) (British) (Canada) (New Zealand) (northern US) A cup of any one of these drinks, often with a small amount of milk or cream added and sweetened with sugar or honey.
TEA, noun. (countable) (Southern US) A glass of iced tea, typically served with ice cubes and sometimes with a slice or wedge of lemon.
TEA, noun. (uncountable) (UK) A light meal eaten mid-afternoon, typically with tea; afternoon tea.
TEA, noun. (uncountable) (New Zealand) (British) (Australia) The main evening meal, irrespective of whether tea is drunk with it.
TEA, noun. (cricket) The break in play between the second and third sessions.
TEA, noun. (slang) (dated) Marijuana.
TEA, verb. To drink tea.
TEA, verb. To take afternoon tea (the light meal).
TEA, proper noun. A city in South Dakota
TEA, noun. (Northern Ireland) Training and employment agency.
TEA, adjective. (US) (politics) Taxed enough already.
TEA AND TOASTER, noun. (informal) (chiefly medicine) A person, usually elderly and frail, with a diet lacking in nutrition.
TEA AND TOASTERS, noun. Plural of tea and toaster
TEA BAG, noun. A small porous bag, holding tea leaves or the herbal equivalent; used to brew a single cup of tea.
TEA BAG, verb. (intransitive) (slang) To protest against those favoring increasing economic power of the US federal government (as part of the Tea Party).
TEA BAGGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of tea bag
TEA BAGGING, verb. Present participle of tea bag
TEA BAGS, noun. Plural of tea bag
TEA BOARD, noun. A board or tray for holding a tea set.
TEA BREAK, noun. (British) a short break or rest period during the day when a cup of tea or coffee is drunk.
TEA BREAKS, noun. Plural of tea break
TEA CADDIES, noun. Plural of tea caddy
TEA CADDY, noun. A box, tin, jar or pot used to store tea leaves.
TEA CANDLE, noun. A tealight.
TEA CANDLES, noun. Plural of tea candle
TEA CART, noun. A table on wheels used to take food or drinks from the kitchen to the dining-room.
TEA CARTS, noun. Plural of tea cart
TEA CEREMONIES, noun. Plural of tea ceremony
TEA CEREMONY, noun. A detailed ritual in Japan for preparing, serving and drinking green tea, seen as an expression of Zen Buddhism; also any similar ritual performed in other Asian cultures.
TEA CHEST, noun. (historical) A standardised box, made of plywood with riveted metal corners, used to transport tea to markets.
TEA CHEST, noun. (by extension) A similar sized box made of cardboard, used for transporting and storing household items.
TEA CHEST BASS, noun. (musical instrument) A washtub bass that uses a tea chest as the resonator for an upright stringed bass guitar.
TEA CHEST BASSES, noun. Plural of tea chest bass
TEA CHEST BASSIST, noun. Someone who plays the tea chest bass.
TEA CHEST BASSISTS, noun. Plural of tea chest bassist
TEA CLAM, noun. (US) (dialect) (archaic) A small quahog.
TEA CLOTH, noun. A tea towel.
TEA CLOTH, noun. A small tablecloth.
TEA COSIES, noun. Plural of tea cosy
TEA COSY, noun. (British) An insulating cloth covering, shaped to fit over a teapot to maintain warmth.
TEA COZIES, noun. Plural of tea cosy
TEA COZY, noun. (North America) Alternative form of tea cosy
TEA CUP, noun. Alternative form of teacup
TEA DANCE, noun. (dated) [early 20th c.] A late afternoon or early evening dance, typically with a live orchestra (often referred to as a palm court orchestra) playing light classical music.
TEA DANCE, noun. (US) (Canada) Any late afternoon or early evening dance.
TEA DANCES, noun. Plural of tea dance
TEA EGG, noun. An Asian snack consisting of a boiled egg that is cracked and then boiled again in tea.
TEA GARDEN, noun. A public garden where tea and other refreshments are served.
TEA GOWN, noun. A loose-fitting semiformal gown, made of light fabrics, worn in the late 19th and early 20th century for entertaining, especially for afternoon tea.
TEA GOWNS, noun. Plural of tea gown
TEA HOUSE, noun. Alternative spelling of teahouse
TEA HOUSES, noun. Plural of tea house
TEA JENNY, noun. (Scottish) a person who drinks a lot of tea; a tea addict; someone fussy about tea.
TEA KETTLE, noun. Alternative form of teakettle
TEA LEAF, noun. (usually used in the plural) A dried fragment of a leaf of the tea plant used in making the drink tea.
TEA LEAF, noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A thief.
TEA LEAVES, noun. Plural of tea leaf
TEA LEAVES, noun. (uncountable) A placeholder name for something, not necessarily tangible, used to make a prediction.
TEA LIGHT, noun. Alternative spelling of tealight
TEA LIGHTS, noun. Plural of tea light
TEA OIL, noun. An oil contained in species of Camellia, including the tea plant, used in cooking especially in southern China.
TEA OIL CAMELLIA, noun. A kind of camellia from which most tea oil is manufactured, Camellia oleifera.
TEA OIL CAMELLIAS, noun. Plural of tea oil camellia
TEA OIL PLANT, noun. A kind of camellia from which most tea oil is manufactured, Camellia oleifera.
TEA OIL PLANTS, noun. Plural of tea oil plant
TEA PAD, noun. (US) (slang) (obsolete) A hash-bar; a place to buy or smoke marijuana.
TEA PARTIES, noun. Plural of tea party
TEA PARTIES, noun. Plural of Tea Party
TEA PARTY, noun. A semi-formal afternoon social gathering at which tea, sandwiches and cakes are served.
TEA PARTY, noun. A small gathering of children or their toys, who mimic having a real dinner, often without any food at all.
TEA PARTY, noun. Any of various independent, fiscally conservative political groups in the twenty-first-century United States.
TEA PARTY, proper noun. Various independent, fiscally conservative political groups in the twenty-first-century United States, taken as a whole.
TEA PLANT, noun. The bush Camellia sinensis, the leaves of which are picked, dried and used to make the beverage tea.
TEA PLANTS, noun. Plural of tea plant
TEA ROOM, noun. (chiefly British) a small café serving tea and light refreshments; a teashop
TEA ROOMS, noun. Plural of tea room
TEA ROSE, noun. A plant of a Chinese rose species with tea-scented flowers, Rosa odorata.
TEA ROSE, noun. A flower from such a plant.
TEA ROSE, noun. A plant of one of the classes of hybrid roses developed from Rosa odorata, usually including crosses with the repeat-blooming China rose, Rosa chinensis in their ancestry.
TEA ROSE, noun. A flower from such a plant.
TEA ROSES, noun. Plural of tea rose
TEA SERVICE, noun. A set of matching crockery for serving tea; normally a teapot, cups, saucers and small plates etc.; some items may be silver
TEA SERVICES, noun. Plural of tea service
TEA SET, noun. The set of dishes for making and serving tea.
TEA SETS, noun. Plural of tea set
TEA SHOP, noun. A shop where tea or coffee is served with light, usually sweet refreshments.
TEA SHOPS, noun. Plural of tea shop
TEA STRAINER, noun. A strainer used to filter loose tea leaves from brewed tea.
TEA STRAINERS, noun. Plural of tea strainer
TEA TABLE, noun. A small table upon which tea is set to be served.
TEA TABLE, noun. A type of rock column comprising discrete layers, with the top layers being wider than the base due to greater resistance to erosion and weathering.
TEA TOWEL, noun. A cloth, made from cotton or linen, for drying dishes and glassware.
TEA TOWELS, noun. Plural of tea towel
TEA TRAY, noun. A tray, usually ornate and made of metal, sometimes of silver, for holding a tea service.
TEA TRAYS, noun. Plural of tea tray
TEA TREE, noun. The tea plant, Camellia sinensis, from which black, green, oolong and white tea are all obtained.
TEA TREE, noun. The tree Melaleuca alternifolia from which tea tree oil is obtained.
TEA TREE, noun. A shrub or small tree native to New Zealand and southeast Australia, Leptospermum scoparium.
TEA TREE, noun. The kanuka, Kunzea ericoides.
TEA TREE, noun. The duke of Argyll's tea tree, Lycium barbarum, also known as wolfberry or matrimony vine.
TEA TREE, noun. The shrub ti, Cordyline fruticosa.
TEA TROLLEY, noun. A table on wheels used to take food or drinks from the kitchen to the dining-room.
TEA TROLLEYS, noun. Plural of tea trolley
TEA WAGON, noun. (US) A table on wheels used to take food or drinks from the kitchen to the dining-room.
TEA WAGONS, noun. Plural of tea wagon

Dictionary definition

TEA, noun. A beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; "iced tea is a cooling drink".
TEA, noun. A light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea".
TEA, noun. A tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves; "tea has fragrant white flowers".
TEA, noun. A reception or party at which tea is served; "we met at the Dean's tea for newcomers".
TEA, noun. Dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; "the store shelves held many different kinds of tea"; "they threw the tea into Boston harbor".

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