A short rest period during the working day, in which people typically drink a cup of tea or coffee: the men were on a tea break
More example sentences
- I shall continue having coffee during the tea break…
- We had carried a very heavy bag for a staggering twelve miles with just a short tea break and we were back where we started.
- The sergeant must be present at the bar when prisoners are being processed, but he failed to leave his tea break and do this.