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Definition of "teahouse" [teahouse]

  • A public establishment serving tea and light refreshments. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "teahouse" in a sentence
  • "The geisha's ritual of preparing herself for the teahouse is a very elaborate affair; how essentially does it differ from a Western women's preparation for a date?"
  • "The word teahouse seems to be used to describe anything from a wooden shed to a more solid looking stone or concrete building."
  • "Tracy, who mistakenly thinks Moby’s teahouse is in Park Slope."