Definition of teapot noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtiːpɒt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtiːpɑːt//
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  • a container with a spout, a handle and a lid, used for making and serving tea She refilled the teapot with boiling water.
  • Idioms
    a tempest in a teapot (North American English) (British English a storm in a teacup)
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    a lot of anger or worry about something that is not important
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: teapot