nounAustralian /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.
- 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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