Definition of cream tea noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cream tea

BrE BrE//ˌkriːm ˈtiː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkriːm ˈtiː//
(British English) Types of meal
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a special meal eaten in the afternoon, consisting of tea with scones, jam and thick cream See related entries: Types of meal Culture Cream teas are traditional in Devon and Cornwall and are now popular with visitors and tourists throughout Britain.