teapot

[ tee-pot ]
/ ˈtiˌpɒt /
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noun

a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is poured.

Nearby words

  1. teammate,
  2. teamster,
  3. teamsters union,
  4. teamwork,
  5. teaneck,
  6. teapot dome,
  7. teapoy,
  8. tear,
  9. tear 1,
  10. tear apart

Origin of teapot

First recorded in 1610–20; tea + pot1

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British Dictionary definitions for teapot

teapot

/ (ˈtiːˌpɒt) /

noun

a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is served
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Idioms and Phrases with teapot

teapot

see tempest in a teapot.

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