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pink tea

noun, Informal.
a formal tea or reception.
Origin of pink tea
1885-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Why the devil did you tell that pink-tea proposition about your dealings with the Van Ness Avenue bank?

  • Indeed, his heavy, pink-tea attentions were obviously regarded as quite flattering by the fair recipients!

    Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday
Slang definitions & phrases for pink-tea

pink tea

noun phrase

A very exclusive party or event (1887+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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