Definition of teatime in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtēˌtīm/


chiefly British
The time in the afternoon when tea is traditionally served.
Example sentences
  • Afternoon teatime, in particular, draws people out their offices and away from their solitary pursuits.
  • These can even be stored in an airtight container and served later as a teatime snack.
  • Some teatimes, if the weather is fine, I pile the boys in the van and fry rashers overlooking the beach at Sandycove, a 15-minute-drive from the house.

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Syllabification: tea·time

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