Meaning of “high tea” in the English Dictionary

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"high tea" in British English

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high teanoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌhaɪ ˈtiː/ us /ˌhaɪ ˈtiː/ UK

a light meal eaten in the late afternoon or early evening that usually includes cooked food, cakes, and tea to drink

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

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