- a formal tea or reception.
Origin of pink tea
An Americanism dating back to 1885–90
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for pink tea
Why the devil did you tell that pink-tea proposition about your dealings with the Van Ness Avenue bank?
Indeed, his heavy, pink-tea attentions were obviously regarded as quite flattering by the fair recipients!