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Definition of "tearoom" [tearoom]

  • A restaurant or shop serving tea and other refreshments. Also called teashop. (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 "tearoom" in a sentence
  • "A precursor to the nightclubs of the 1920s, the tearoom was the place not only to be seen but to learn the latest ragtime dances or the supremely naughty Argentine tango."
  • "Today, the tearoom is a time-capsule of the Victorian age."
  • "She played in the Driskill Hotel's tearoom, which is small but very fancy, and everyone sat on the floor and paid rapt attention."