cup of tea

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  1. a task, topic, person, or object well-suited to a person's experience, taste, or liking.

Origin of cup of tea

First recorded in 1905–10

Words Nearby cup of tea Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cup of tea in a sentence

  • At length, having cleaned everything that was cleanable, she prepared a cup-of-tea, which she drank standing.

    Mrs. Bindle | Hebert Jenkins