tea·​house | \ ˈtē-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce teahouse (audio) \

Definition of teahouse

: a public house or restaurant where tea and light refreshments are sold

Examples of teahouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His best friend and former first mate, Ho, now runs a somewhat doubtful teahouse in London’s East End. Washington Post, 20 Apr. 2022 Kenji Miyamoto, 51, a sales manager for a Kyoto manufacturing company, started patronizing a teahouse several years ago. Miho Inada, WSJ, 22 Apr. 2022 In addition to running the teahouse for his grandma, who is recovering from cancer in Melbourne, Cilia also helps manage the hotel. Washington Post, 6 Apr. 2022 There is no price list for a gathering at a teahouse. Miho Inada, WSJ, 22 Apr. 2022 Cilia, who now runs the teahouse for Hodgetts, said his grandma was fully cooperating with police. Washington Post, 7 Apr. 2022 The Sawhneys also hope to add a picnic area adjacent to the tiny teahouse in their vineyard. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 8 Mar. 2022 This 50-acre garden includes a classic conservatory, a children’s garden, a farm garden and a treehouse, along with a cafe and a teahouse. Washington Post, 10 Mar. 2022 For every Mishra, there are Hindu voters such as the regulars at Pappu’s teahouse in Varanasi, a hangout renowned for political chatter. Washington Post, 28 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of teahouse

1689, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2022

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“Teahouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teahouse. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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