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a container of thin paper or cloth holding a measured amount of tea leaves for making an individual serving of tea.
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Origin of tea bag
First recorded in 1900–05
Other definitions for tea bag (2 of 2)
[ tee-bag ]
/ ˈtiˌbæg /
verb (used with object), tea-bagged, tea-bag·ging.Slang.
to place one's scrotum in the mouth of (one's sexual partner).
Origin of tea-bag
From its resemblance to dipping a tea bag in a cup of hot water
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How to use tea bag in a sentence
The teabag parties are easy to ridicule and the attempt to caricature Obama as a socialist is unhinged.
British Dictionary definitions for tea bag
a small bag of paper or cloth containing tea leaves, infused in boiling water to make tea
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