Definition of kitchen tea in English:

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kitchen tea

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noun

Australian /NZ & South African
A party held before a wedding to which female guests bring items of kitchen equipment as presents for the bride-to-be.
Example sentences
  • I once went to a kitchen tea in the 'burbs where there were 12 women.
  • Apparently she hosted her kitchen tea in Mthatha last Saturday - although the coy bride-to-be denied it yesterday.
  • It was reported that all staff members had been asked to contribute to a kitchen tea for Madiba.

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