a social gathering at which tea is served, usually in the late afternoon
- An afternoon social gathering at which tea and light refreshments are served.
- Tea Party A conservative political movement in the United States founded in the early 21st century and committed to limiting taxation, the size and spending of the federal government, and governmental regulation of the economy.
Origin of tea partySense 2, after the Boston Tea Party
(plural tea parties)
(plural Tea Parties)
- Various independent, fiscally conservative political groups in the twenty-first-century United States, taken as a whole.