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.
More example sentences
- 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.