tea dance

noun

Definition of tea dance

: a dance held in the late afternoon

Examples of tea dance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since the pilot began, Wolsey said some center users have been accessing the Lyft rides when coming to play cards or bingo, get their hearing tested, obtain legal advice or participate in the weekly tea dance, for example. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Pomerado News, "Pilot program is offering limited free rides to seniors," 6 Sep. 2019 But Cincinnati's gay men would have to go to other cities for Sunday tea dances. Sharon Coolidge, Cincinnati.com, "Sunday afternoon dancing? Yep. This Cincinnati couple has revived LGBTQ tea dances.," 22 June 2018 No surprise tea dances revived in Cincinnati Cincinnati was the perfect place for a revival. Sharon Coolidge, Cincinnati.com, "Sunday afternoon dancing? Yep. This Cincinnati couple has revived LGBTQ tea dances.," 22 June 2018 Disco Daddy: DJ Bus Station John — the man someone, somewhere, once dubbed the Godfather of Bathhouse Disco — pays tribute to Prince during this month’s Disco Daddy, a once-a-month(ish) tea dance at the SF Eagle. Chronicle Staff Report, San Francisco Chronicle, "Bay Area arts and entertainment picks, April 13," 13 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of tea dance

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Tea dance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tea%20dance. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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