a social gathering, usually in the afternoon, at which tea and light refreshments are served.
(initial capital letters) a conservative political movement in the U.S. that opposes taxes and government spending: named in reference to the Boston Tea Party of 1773.
a social gathering in the afternoon at which tea is served
(in the US) a political movement, associated with the right wing of the Republican Party, favouring reduction in taxation and government spending
noun 1. a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is poured. noun 1. a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is served see: tempest in a teapot
noun, U.S. History. 1. a federal oil reserve in Wyoming, leased to private producer Harry F. Sinclair by Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall in 1922, leading to a major government scandal and the tarnishing of the reputation of President Warren G. Harding’s administration (1921–23).
noun 1. a small three-legged table or stand. 2. a small table for use in serving tea. noun 1. a small table or stand with a tripod base 2. a tea caddy on such a table or stand
noun 1. a drop of the saline, watery fluid continually secreted by the lacrimal glands between the surface of the eye and the eyelid, serving to moisten and lubricate these parts and keep them clear of foreign particles. Synonyms: teardrop. 2. this fluid appearing in or flowing from the eye as the result of emotion, […]