thé dansant


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thé dansant

(te dɑ̃sɑ̃)
n, pl thés dansant (te dɑ̃sɑ̃)
(Dancing) a dance held while afternoon tea is served, popular in the 1920s and 1930s
[literally: dancing tea]

thé dansant

A French phrase meaning dancing tea, used to mean a dance held in the afternoon at which tea is served.