Definition of someone's cup of tea
- I'm afraid that skiing just is not my cup of tea.
- She admits that stamp collecting isn't everyone's cup of tea.
: some person : somebody
: an open usually bowl-shaped drinking vessel
: a drinking vessel and its contents
: the consecrated wine of the Communion
: to treat by cupping
: to curve into the shape of a cup
: to place in or as if in a cup
: a widely cultivated shrub (Camellia sinensis of the family Theaceae, the tea family) native to China, northern India, and southeastern Asia and having glossy green leaves and fragrant white flowers
: the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of the tea plant prepared for use in beverages usually by immediate curing by heat or by such curing following a period of fermentation
: an aromatic beverage prepared from tea leaves by soaking them in boiling water
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