Meaning of “afternoon tea” in the English Dictionary

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"afternoon tea" in British English

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afternoon teanoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌɑːf.tə.nuːn ˈtiː/ us /ˌæf.tɚ.nuːn ˈtiː/ mainly UK

a small meal eaten in the late afternoon, usually including cake and a cup of tea

(Definition of “afternoon tea” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)