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 (tē′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
A restaurant or shop serving tea and other refreshments. Also called teashop.


(ˈtiːˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
1. (Commerce) another name for teashop
2. NZ a room in a school or university where hot drinks are served


(ˈtiˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

a restaurant or shop where tea and other refreshments are served.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tearoom - a restaurant where tea and light meals are availabletearoom - a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
buttery - a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals
eatery, eating house, eating place, restaurant - a building where people go to eat
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom


[ˈtiːrʊm] Nsalón m de té


[ˈtiːˌrʊm] nsala da tè


(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.
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.
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A TOP civil servant quit her job working for a police chief - to manage his wife's tearoom.
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Plans have been submitted to turn a detached house in Streetly Lane, Four Oaks, in to a 'by appointment' only tearoom but nearby residents raised concerns that no other tearooms operate under 'such strange conditions.
Speaking in 2013, owner Claire Church, said: "It has always been my passion to open a tearoom.
The department is seeking tenders for the next concession period, which will ensure that the tearoom and restaurant and retail outlet continues to be a highly attractive destination in its own right and remains an integral part of the visitor experience.
The restaurant and tearoom, run by multi-award winning chef Tim Bilton, beat off competition from tea houses and cafes across Yorkshire to take the trophy.
ACOUNTRY tearoom and gift shop is up for sale in a popular and historic Northumberland village.
THE patriotic owner of a royal-themed tearoom threw out three women after they refused to stand up for the national anthem.