teapot


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tea·pot

 (tē′pŏt′)
n.
A covered pot with a spout in which tea is steeped and from which it is served.

teapot

(ˈtiːˌpɒt)
n
a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is served

tea•pot

(ˈtiˌpɒt)

n.
a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is poured.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teapot - pot for brewing teateapot - pot for brewing tea; usually has a spout and handle
pot - metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
tea service, tea set - a set of china or silverware for serving tea
Translations
إبْريق الشايإِبْرِيقُ الشَّاي
чайник
čajová konvicečajník
tekandetepotte
teekannuteepannu
čajnik
teáskanna
teketill
ティーポット
티포트
čajníkčajová kanvica
čajnik
čajnikчајник
tekanna
กาน้ำชา
ấm pha trà

teapot

[ˈtiːpɒt] Ntetera f

teapot

[ˈtiːpɒt] nthéière f

teapot

[ˈtiːpɒt] nteiera

tea

(tiː) noun
1. a type of plant grown in Asia, especially India, Ceylon and China, or its dried and prepared leaves. I bought half a kilo of tea.
2. a drink made by adding boiling water to these. Have a cup of tea!
3. a cup etc of tea. Two teas, please!
4. a small meal in the afternoon (afternoon tea) or a larger one in the early evening, at which tea is often drunk. She invited him to tea.
ˈtea-bag
a small bag or sachet of thin paper containing tea, on to which boiling water is poured in a pot or cup.
ˈteacup noun
a cup, usually of medium size, in which tea is served.
ˈtea-party nounplural ˈtea-parties
an afternoon party at which tea is usually served. She has been invited to a tea-party.
ˈteapot noun
a pot with a spout used for making and pouring tea.
ˈtearoom noun
a restaurant where tea, coffee, cakes etc are served.
ˈtea-set, ˈtea-service nouns
a set of cups, saucers and plates, sometimes with a teapot and milk-jug.
ˈteaspoon noun
1. a small spoon for use with a teacup. I need a teaspoon to stir my tea.
2. a teaspoonful. a teaspoon of salt.
ˈteaspoonful noun
an amount that fills a teaspoon. two teaspoonfuls of salt.
ˈtea-time noun
the time in the late afternoon or early evening at which people take tea. He said he would be back at tea-time.
ˈtea-towel noun
a cloth for drying dishes after they have been washed eg after a meal.

teapot

إِبْرِيقُ الشَّاي čajová konvice tekande Teekanne τσαγιερό tetera teepannu théière čajnik teiera ティーポット 티포트 theepot tekanne imbryczek bule, chaleira заварочный чайник tekanna กาน้ำชา çaydanlık ấm pha trà 茶壶
References in classic literature ?
I shall take some up to Mother, though she said we were not to think of her, for she'd take care of herself," said Meg, who presided and felt quite matronly behind the teapot.
These pictured people were odd humorists, in a world of their own,--a world of vivid brilliancy, so far as color went, and still unfaded, although the teapot and small cups were as ancient as the custom itself of tea-drinking.
His appearance, therefore, is apt to occasion some little stir at the tea-table of a farmhouse, and the addition of a supernumerary dish of cakes or sweetmeats, or, peradventure, the parade of a silver teapot.
Cobb's seat and lifting the blue china teapot, smiled faintly, smoothed her hair, and dried her eyes.
How pretty, to my eyes, did the china cups and bright teapot look, placed on the little round table near the fire
The tray was kept from tumbling down, by a bible; and the tray, if it had tumbled down, would have smashed a quantity of cups and saucers and a teapot that were grouped around the book.
Pumblechook stood over me and poured out my tea - before I could touch the teapot - with the air of a benefactor who was resolved to be true to the last.
This piece of rudeness was more than Alice could bear: she got up in great disgust, and walked off; the Dormouse fell asleep instantly, and neither of the others took the least notice of her going, though she looked back once or twice, half hoping that they would call after her: the last time she saw them, they were trying to put the Dormouse into the teapot.
She came downstairs again, and made the tea, and put the teapot on the hob.
He fell at once upon the food; and it is to be supposed that Flora had found her patient wakeful, and been detained with some details of nursing, for he had time to make a full end of all there was to eat, and not only to empty the teapot, but to fill it again from a kettle that was fitfully singing on his father's fire.
But, lor' love yer `art, now that the old `ooman has stuck a chunk of her tea-cake in me, an' rinsed me out with her bloomin' old teapot, and I've lit hup, you may scratch my ears for all you're worth, and won't even get a growl out of me.
Anyone who fails to do so will find his teapot emptied and put away.