[ UK /tˈiːta‍ɪm/ ]
  1. a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea
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How To Use teatime In A Sentence

  • Until teatime, yesterday was a day without parallel for Europe's golfers in the first major championship of the year.
  • Teatime really doesn't know the difference between offering you a cup of tea and stabbing you in the eye with the teaspoon, but he really only kills people (however messily) in the natural course of his duties. MIND MELD: Bad Guys We Love to Hate: The Best Literary Villains in SF/F/H
  • An appetite for the educated whimsy of a panel game at teatime can easily be sated by 11pm and it is certainly not likely to have returned by breakfast. Radio 4: The BBC won't hurt your beloved station | Vanessa Thorpe
  • Salvation comes at teatime: then parents will be blaming each other for their exhaustion. Times, Sunday Times
  • We went out with a packed lunch and came back at teatime. Times, Sunday Times
  • The wizards at Ankh-Morpork's Unseen University are renowned for many things -- wisdom, magic, and their love of teatime -- but athletics is most assuredly not on the list. Free eBook: Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett
  • It is irresistible both as a teatime treat or as a fabulous end to a meal. Times, Sunday Times
  • The teatime quiz will see three generations of families competing. The Sun
  • And the partners hope the famous teatime treat will back on store shelves next month.
  • Teatime involved cooking to cater for four different faddy appetites.
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