Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tea strainer”

tea strainer

noun [C] uk   us  
an object that is used to collect the tea leaves when tea is poured through it into a cupStraining and filtering devices
(Definition of tea strainer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of tea strainer?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Straining & filtering devices, but you might be interested in these topics from the Kitchen equipment topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “tea strainer”

Word of the Day

improvisation

a performance that an actor, musician, etc. has not practised or planned

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More