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cup of tea

Definition of cup of tea

  1. 1 :  something one likes or excels in <I see already that storytelling isn't my cup of tea — John Barth>; also :  a person suited to one's taste

  2. 2 :  a thing to be reckoned with :  matter <poltergeists are a different cup of tea — D. B. W. Lewis>



1932

First Known Use of cup of tea

1932


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