Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “shower tea”

See all translations

shower tea

noun [U] uk   Australian English us  
a party held for a woman just before she gets married, at which usually female friends give her presents for her future home
Translations of “shower tea”
in Chinese (Traditional) (爲即將結婚或分娩的婦女舉行的)送禮會…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为即将结婚或分娩的妇女举行的)送礼会…
(Definition of shower tea from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of shower tea?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

limber up

to do gentle exercises to stretch the muscles in order to prepare the body for more active physical exercise

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More