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tea dance

a dance held at teatime.
Origin of tea dance
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Class matters went all too slowly between the time of the tea dance announcement and the affair itself.

    The Orchard Secret Cleo Garis
  • How about startin' in with the tea dance at the Admiral, just opened?

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • We might call it a tea dance, said Betty, as she escorted her two freshmen over to the girls gymnasium.

    Betty Lee, Senior Harriet Pyne Grove
British Dictionary definitions for tea dance

tea dance

a dance held in the afternoon at which tea is served
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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