Share this entry

tea light Syllabification: tea light

Definition of tea light in English:


A small, squat candle in a metal case, used for decoration or within a stand to keep food or drink warm.
Example sentences
  • The dishes are presented on a retro looking stand heated by tea lights.
  • The brightly painted yellow walls, together with tea lights atop dark wooden tables, give the place a warm feeling.
  • Drop a new tea light right into the top of the apple.

Definition of tea light in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day doofus
Pronunciation: ˈdo͞ofəs
a stupid person