Entry from British & World English dictionary
A woman employed to make and serve tea in a workplace.
- Any company that still employs a tea lady gets my vote of approval!
- Are we expected to go like America and put them in leg-irons and get the tea lady to drag them into the dock?
- The film is a string of intertwining love stories, with Grant as Prime Minister at the centre, falling in love with his tea lady, played by Martine McCutcheon.
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