Teapot
Teapot \Tea"pot`\, n. A vessel with a spout, in which tea is made, and from which it is poured into teacups. [1913 Webster]

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  • teapot — ► NOUN ▪ a pot with a handle, spout, and lid, in which tea is prepared …   English terms dictionary

  • teapot — [tē′pät΄] n. a pot with a spout, handle, and lid, for brewing and pouring tea …   English World dictionary

  • Teapot — Two Victorian Era teapots. Glass tea pot contai …   Wikipedia

  • teapot — [[t]ti͟ːpɒt[/t]] teapots also tea pot 1) N COUNT A teapot is a container with a lid, a handle, and a spout, used for making and serving tea. 2) PHRASE: PHR after v, v link PHR If you describe a situation as a tempest in a teapot, you think that a …   English dictionary

  • teapot — n. a storm (BE), tempest (AE) in a teapot ( a fuss over nothing ) * * * tempest (AE) in a teapot ( a fuss over nothing ) a storm (BE) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • teapot — tea|pot [ ti,pat ] noun count a container with a handle and SPOUT (=small tube for pouring), used for making and pouring tea a tempest in a teapot AMERICAN INFORMAL an unimportant matter that is made into a big problem: That trouble with the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • teapot — UK [ˈtiːˌpɒt] / US [ˈtɪˌpɑt] noun [countable] Word forms teapot : singular teapot plural teapots a container with a handle and a spout (= small tube for pouring), used for making and pouring tea …   English dictionary

  • teapot — See: TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • teapot — See: TEMPEST IN A TEAPOT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • teapot — Slang for a friend who is confusing you. Do what, teapot? …   Dictionary of american slang

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