Examples from the Web for teapot
Of course, this particular fooforaw may be a tempest in a teapot: OPM may rule that they can offer subsidies to staffers.Is Congress Trying to Exempt Itself From Obamacare?|Megan McArdle|April 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When the ADL mixes serious, weighty trends with these teapot tempests, they ignore real Jewish issues.
When CEO Jamie Dimon first announced the loss in April, he pegged it at just $2 billion, and called it “a tempest in a teapot.”JPMorgan Chase Earnings: CEO Jamie Dimon Comes Clean|Alex Klein|July 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Already reaching mythical status is this handmade £250 Jubliee teapot.
It would be easy to dismiss the fuss as a tempest in a teapot or so much inside baseball.Intramural War of Words Raises Question of Who Loves Israel More|Linda Killian|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He lifted the lid of the teapot, and took out—what do you think, now?Five Mice in a Mouse-trap|Laura E. Richards
Whether this remark bore reference to the husband or the teapot is uncertain.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens
Mr. Swenson showed him, very carefully, how to ignite the shavings with a teapot lamp.Steel|Charles Rumford Walker
The tempest may be, in the abstract, only one in a teapot; but a tempest in effect it is, all the same.How to See a Play|Richard Burton
"I never shall forget that experience," said the teapot, when it afterward talked of its life.Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales|Hans Christian Andersen
British Dictionary definitions for teapot
Idioms and Phrases with teapot
see tempest in a teapot.