tea party


tea party

noun

: an afternoon social gathering at which tea is served

Full Definition of TEA PARTY

1
:  an afternoon social gathering at which tea is served
2
[from the Boston Tea Party, name applied to the occasion in 1773 when a shipment of tea was thrown into Boston harbor in protest against the tax on imports] :  an exciting disturbance or proceeding

First Known Use of TEA PARTY

1778

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