Translation of "tea" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /tiː/ us /ti/

A1 a hot drink that you make by pouring water onto dried leaves

Would you like a cup of tea or coffee?
I ordered two teas.

B1 UK a small afternoon meal of cakes, biscuits, etc. and tea to drink

They invited us for afternoon tea.

UK the meal that you eat in the evening


(Translation of “tea” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /tiː/

a type of plant grown in Asia, especially India, Ceylon and China, or its dried and prepared leaves

I bought half a kilo of tea.

a drink made by adding boiling water to these

Have a cup of tea!

a cup etc of tea

Two teas, please!

a small meal in the afternoon ( afternoon tea) or a larger one in the early evening, at which tea is often drunk

She invited him to tea.

a small bag or sachet of thin paper containing tea, on to which boiling water is poured in a pot or cup.

bolsita de té
teacup noun

a cup, usually of medium size, in which tea is served.

taza de té
tea party noun (plural tea parties)

an afternoon party at which tea is usually served

She has been invited to a tea party.
teapot noun

a pot with a spout used for making and pouring tea.

tearoom noun

a restaurant where tea, coffee, cakes etc are served.

salón de té
tea set noun ( tea service)

a set of cups, saucers and plates, sometimes with a teapot and milk-jug

juego de té
a silver tea service.
teaspoon noun

a small spoon for use with a teacup

I need a teaspoon to stir my tea.

a teaspoonful

a teaspoon of salt.
teaspoonful noun

an amount that fills a teaspoon

two teaspoonfuls of sugar.
teatime noun

the time in the late afternoon or early evening at which people take tea

hora del té
He said he would be back at tea-time.
tea towel noun

( British ) a cloth for drying dishes after they have been washed eg after a meal; dish towel ( American)

paño de cocina

(Translation of “tea” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)