What does tea bag mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tea bag(noun)

    a measured amount of tea in a bag for an individual serving of tea

  2. tea bag(noun)

    small paper bag holding a measure of tea


  1. tea bag(Noun)

    A small porous bag, holding tea leaves or the herbal equivalent; used to brew a single cup of tea.

  2. tea bag(Verb)

    To protest against those favoring increasing economic power of the US federal government (as part of the Tea Party).


  1. Tea bag

    A tea bag is a small, porous sealed bag containing tea leaves and used with water for brewing the beverage called tea, or herbs or spices for brewing tisanes. Tea bags are commonly made of filter paper, silk or food grade plastic. The bag contains the tea leaves while the tea is steeped, making it easier to dispose of the leaves, and performs the same function as a tea infuser. Some tea bags have an attached piece of string with a paper label at the top that assists in removing the bag while also displaying the brand and/or variety of tea. In countries where the use of loose tea leaves is more prevalent, the term tea bag is commonly used to describe paper or foil packaging for loose leaves. They are usually square or rectangular envelopes with the brand name, flavour and decorative patterns printed on them.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tea bag in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tea bag in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    A woman is like a tea bag- you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.

  2. Nancy Davis Reagan:

    A woman is like a tea bag--you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

  3. Andrew Gimson:

    He's not an old-style 'Euroskeptic' who takes his own tea bag with him when he gets on the channel ferry to go to some place full of ghastly foreigners, he's very good at putting the moderate case and speaking of having a relationship with Europe -- he just doesn't want Europe to be telling us what to do.

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