1. An herbal infusion of the leaves of the plant Camelia sinensis consumed as a caffeinated beverage. Originally a Chinese development, tea spread throughout the Far East in ancient times, and then to the West.
2. The evening meal. Mainly this applies in the UK and former Commonwealth countries.
2. An older term meaning the smoked drug derived from Cannabis sativa, i.e. marijuana. This use of the term dates at least as far back as the 1930s.
"Good Tea is My Weakness" -- Sidney Bechet
a term for canabis made popular in the 50's by Jack Kerouac and fellow beats.
Family Guys on tonight, we better get some tea.
The best drink ever asides from wine, whiskey, and coke classic.
I drink sencha tea at least once a month.
In the drag community, tea is particularly juicy or sought after gossip or info. Often, but not always, drag drama is associated. Tea is often served during or after drag pageants, especially in online chat sites like Carrie Fairfield where gossip feeding frenzies involving the latest drag related news are a commom occurrence.
Gurl 1: Do you have the tea on the Miss Burned Out Mess 2010 pageant? Inquiring minds want to know about the one judge.
Gurl 2:Yeah, check out the thread about it on Carrie Fairfield ,the tea is being served.
Gossip, juicy news, pivotal info about something that went down recently. Origin stems from 'Tea Time' with a small group of ladies who would sit and share 411. Term became increasingly popular amongst the African American gay community and thus the African American community as a whole.
"GUURRRRLLL!! I heard Zyprexa and Levitra got into it over Lil Ray Ray! Lemme give you the TEA!"
PERSON #1: "Hey Pookie, What's the T?"
PERSON #2: "Shoot, ain't nothin' poppin'."
A name but not used that often
Hi my name is Tea
Great stuff that nearly even British person is addicted to... including me. It doesn't really help your thirst, albeit it makes you thirstIER!
Janice: God, I love tea!
Samantha: Yeah I know! My husband Paul got me addicted to it!