thé dansant

[ tey dahn-sahn ]
/ teɪ dɑ̃ˈsɑ̃ /

noun, plural thés dan·sants [tey dahn-sahn]. /teɪ dɑ̃ˈsɑ̃/. French.

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British Dictionary definitions for thé dansant

thé dansant
/ French (te dɑ̃sɑ̃) /

noun plural thés dansant (te dɑ̃sɑ̃)

a dance held while afternoon tea is served, popular in the 1920s and 1930s

Word Origin for thé dansant

literally: dancing tea
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