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Definition of tea room in English:

noun

1A small restaurant or cafe where tea and other light refreshments are served.
Example sentences
  • For the café tea room is quitting its home of 33 years in Northallerton and moving two doors down the town's High Street.
  • Sadly, the tea room was not serving any teas - apparently because of low water pressure problems.
  • Pints have been pulled at the pub since 1991 when it was converted from a tea room and restaurant.
2South African dated A shop selling sweets, cigarettes, newspapers, and perishable goods.
Example sentences
  • The fact that the tea room doesn't take credit cards and they never have change all adds to the experience.
  • Here's a conversation I had with one of the girls in the tea room this morning.
  • Bhirha Crafts must boast one of the largest selections of South African curios in the country and the baked goods from the tea room are also worth leaving home for.
3North American informal A public toilet used as a meeting place by homosexuals.
Example sentences
  • They also claimed that cybersex had become the new tea room for meeting anonymous partners and engaging in a fantasy world.

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