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tearoom

[ tee-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈtiˌrum, -ˌrʊm /
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noun

a room or shop where tea and other refreshments are served to customers.

RELATED WORDS

cafeteria, bistro, diner, joint, coffeehouse, saloon, booth, chophouse, lunchroom, grill, dump, facility, canteen, concession, automat, eatery, luncheonette, noshery

Nearby words

tearing, tearingly, tearjerker, tearless, tearlessly, tearoom, tears, tearstain, teary, teary-eyed, teasdale

Origin of tearoom

First recorded in 1770–80; tea + room
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tearoom

/ (ˈtiːˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

another name for teashop
NZ a room in a school or university where hot drinks are served
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