1. tea-strainer

noun. a device to keep back tea leaves when pouring a cup of tea.

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2. soup-strainer

noun. slang for a mustache.

Synonyms

  • toothbrush
  • mustache

3. tea-like_drink

noun. a beverage that resembles tea but is not made from tea leaves.

Synonyms

  • drinkable
  • potable
  • drink

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dishonor

4. tea-scented

adjective. smelling of tea.

Antonyms

  • malodorous

5. strainer

noun. a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through.

Synonyms

  • colander
  • cullender
  • tea-strainer
  • sieve
  • screen

Antonyms

  • hide

6. tea

noun. ['ˈtiː'] a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water.

Synonyms

  • iced tea
  • cuppa
  • herb tea
  • herbal tea
  • drinkable
  • cupper
  • cambric tea
  • caffein
  • potable
  • sun tea
  • ice tea
  • herbal
  • caffeine
  • tea leaf
  • drink

Etymology

  • thee (Dutch)
  • 茶 (Min Nan Chinese)

7. tea

noun. ['ˈtiː'] a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes.

Synonyms

  • teatime
  • meal
  • afternoon tea

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • dishonor
  • fauna
  • superior

Etymology

  • thee (Dutch)
  • 茶 (Min Nan Chinese)

8. tea

noun. ['ˈtiː'] a reception or party at which tea is served.

Etymology

  • thee (Dutch)
  • 茶 (Min Nan Chinese)

9. tea

noun. ['ˈtiː'] a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves.

Synonyms

  • genus Camellia
  • shrub
  • bush
  • tea leaf

Etymology

  • thee (Dutch)
  • 茶 (Min Nan Chinese)

10. tea

noun. ['ˈtiː'] dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • tea bag
  • oolong
  • green tea
  • black tea
  • tea leaf

Etymology

  • thee (Dutch)
  • 茶 (Min Nan Chinese)

Example sentences of the word tea-strainer


1. Noun Phrase
in a typical tea strainer.

2. Noun Phrase
Stuff them in a tea strainer to make a cup of immune-boosting tea that you can flavor with honey and lemon.

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