A hollow ball of perforated metal to hold tea leaves, over which boiling water is poured in order to make a drink of tea.
More example sentences
- ‘No’ she replied as she lifted the tea ball out of the teapot and placed in the sink.
- You can even use a tea ball it you want to get high tech!
- Crumble the leaves if necessary to mix evenly, but not enough to go through your strainer or tea ball.
Definition of tea ball in:
- The US English dictionary