tea shop
noun Date: 1851 chiefly British a small restaurant or café ; tearoom

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tea shop — tea shops also teashop N COUNT: oft in names A tea shop is a small restaurant where tea, coffee, cakes, sandwiches, and light meals are served. [BRIT] Syn: tea room …   English dictionary

  • tea shop — n a ↑tearoom …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tea shop — tea ,shop noun count a TEAROOM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tea shop — tea′ shop n. a tearoom • Etymology: 1735–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • tea shop — noun 1. chiefly Britain : tearoom 2. Britain : lunchroom, café * * * 1. a tearoom. 2. Brit. a café or tearoom that specializes in serving light meals and snacks; …   Useful english dictionary

  • tea shop — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tea shop : singular tea shop plural tea shops a tearoom 1) …   English dictionary

  • tea shop — noun A shop where tea or coffee is served with light, usually sweet refreshments …   Wiktionary

  • tea shop — n. cafe or restaurant where tea and light meals are served, tearoom; (British usage) luncheonette, cafeteria, small restaurant serving light meals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tea shop — 1. a tearoom. 2. Brit. a café or tearoom that specializes in serving light meals and snacks; lunchroom. [1735 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • tea shop — noun (C) a tearoom …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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