Dictionary.com

teapot

[ tee-pot ]
/ ˈtiˌpɒt /
Save This Word!

noun

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

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Origin of teapot

First recorded in 1610–20; tea + pot1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for teapot

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Idioms and Phrases with teapot

teapot

see tempest in a teapot.

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
See Today's Synonym