Tea

Word TEA
Character 3
Hyphenation tea
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Tea"

What do we mean by tea?

An evergreen shrub or small tree (Camellia sinensis) native to Asia, having fragrant, nodding, cup-shaped white flowers and glossy leaves. noun

The young, dried leaves of this plant, prepared by various processes and used to make a beverage, usually served hot. noun

An aromatic, slightly bitter beverage made by steeping tea leaves in boiling water. noun

Any of various plants, such as New Jersey tea, having leaves that are or were formerly used to make a tealike beverage. noun

Any of various beverages made by steeping the leaves of certain plants, such as peppermint. noun

Any of various beverages made by extracting an infusion from meat, especially beef. noun

A tea rose. noun

An afternoon refreshment consisting usually of sandwiches and cakes served with tea. noun

High tea. noun

An afternoon reception or social gathering at which tea is served. noun

Marijuana. noun

A product consisting of the prepared leaves of the tea-plant (see def. 2), of various kinds and qualities depending chiefly on the method of treatment. noun

The tea-plant, Camellia theifera, often named Thea Sinensis (or Chinensis). noun

An infusion of the prepared leaves of the tea-plant, used as a beverage, in Great Britain and America commonly with the addition of a little milk or sugar, or both, in continental Europe often with a little spirit, in Russia with lemon, and in China and neighboring countries without any admixture. noun

A similar infusion of the leaves, roots, etc., of various other plants, used either medicinally or as a beverage: generally with a qualifying word. See phrases below. noun

The evening meal, at which tea is usually served; also, an afternoon entertainment at which tea is served: as, a five o'clock tea. See high tea, under high. noun

Urine. noun

Same as mate. noun

A drug smoked or ingested for euphoric effect, cannabis.

The hemp plant itself, Cannabis sativa.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Tea

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The word "tea" in example sentences

*Hans luvly cuppa tea to Salleh* *offer kukies onna prettee playte 2 Salleh* *noms on kukie an dayntiily sips da tea* Salleh, Ollie n Sport sownd liek wunnerful kittehs. ❋ Unknown (2008)

A _tea cozy_ is a convenient device to use when tea is served from the pot. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

The Chinese are in the habit of adulterating some of their tea for the market, but they are honest enough to call it in their language _lie tea_. ❋ H. J. Wilmot-Buxton (N/A)

-- When tea is desired for afternoon serving or when it is to be prepared at the table, a _tea ball_ is the most satisfactory utensil to use. ❋ Unknown (N/A)

"four-o'clock tea" rather blotted out one of the prettiest features of the English tea, that of the graceful garment the _tea gown_. ❋ Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood (N/A)

The jasmine tea was replaced with a rare pomelo blossom perfumed tea*, which seems to have captured the essence of Charisma more fully – including it’s rounded floralcy and pungent aroma from the kewda and spearmint. ❋ Ayala Sender (2009)

Anyway, two things actually make most of this irrelevant…first up, I only drink tea and won’t pay more than fifty pence for it under most circumstances its a social habit..tea is for sitting around other peoples houses with…that’s my opinion. therefore my personal boycott is entirely irrelevant and not even vaguely threatening to Starbuck’s. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Over the weekend, Mr. Kerry showed a sharper edge, blaming House Republicans for blocking a broad deficit-reduction deal that would have included tax increases and using the term tea party downgrade'' to describe a credit firm's decision to strip U.S. debt of its triple-A rating. ❋ Laura Meckler (2011)

White tea is produced in lesser quantities than most of the other styles, and can be correspondingly more expensive than tea from the same plant processed by other methods. ❋ Unknown (1995)

The phrase "tea party fail" implies a possibility that they could do something that didn't fail. ❋ John Amato (2011)

You ask for respect while using the term tea-bagger? ❋ Unknown (2011)

BusinessWeek magazine says the band's teaparty.com is among the top results for online searches for the phrase "tea party", which has both annoyed and given an unexpected boost to the nearly forgotten band from Windsor, Ontario. ❋ Unknown (2011)

No intelligent, mature person would use the term tea "bagger." ❋ Unknown (2010)

Why do self-professed tea partiers take the title tea-bagger as an insult? ❋ Unknown (2010)

While the term tea party has an undeniable association with the GOP, Hill says the movement has its share of Democrats and independents. ❋ Unknown (2010)

David, thank you for being honest in the last paragraph and admitting that you are not fond of what you call the tea party movement. ❋ Unknown (2010)

NAACP President Ben Jealous faced off against David Webb of the National Tea Party Federation to discuss the NAACP's recent resolution condemning what it calls tea party racism. ❋ Unknown (2010)

"You have heard that pouring your sperm into her tea is the best way to attract her." ❋ Unknown (2006)

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