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

 

teapot

 noun
noun
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