Definition of tea

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • tea is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 3
  • tea is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 3
  • tea is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 3

Definition of tea


  • a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves (noun)

    Examples

    1. tea has fragrant white flowers

    Synonyms

    1. camellia sinensis
  • dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea (noun)

    Examples

    1. the store shelves held many different kinds of tea
    2. they threw the tea into Boston harbor

    Synonyms

    1. tea leaf
  • a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes (noun)

    Examples

    1. an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

    Synonyms

    1. afternoon tea
    2. teatime
  • a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water (noun)

    Examples

    1. iced tea is a cooling drink
  • a reception or party at which tea is served (noun)

    Examples

    1. we met at the Dean's tea for newcomers

See definition of tea in Merriam Webster

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