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the best kind of gossip, typically shared between friends. it’s a bonding tool for people of all ages. tea is usually about someone you know, but can also extend to celebrities random internet scandals, etc.
ugh I’ve missed so much what’s the tea sis?

I heard some tea about Saturday night!

what’s the tea with them are they a couple?
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gossip or personal information belonging to someone else; the scoop; news
by Kiwi September 22, 2003
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Used within the urban gay community, "tea" signifies a piece of sensitive and possibly highly sought-after information or tidbit.
Michael: Did you hear the tea about our Judy Dante?

Cornelius: Nah gurra, what's the tea?

Michael: The tea is that she dropped out of school to do bareback porn.

Cornelius: Bitch duh! That ain't no tea. That's just some water with a lemon in it.
by G-Queen June 26, 2010
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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!"

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PERSON #1: "Hey Pookie, What's the T?"
PERSON #2: "Shoot, ain't nothin' poppin'."
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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.
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Herbs soaked in hot water but not mixed, and steeped so that the flavor is in the water. Often had healing properties.
"Hm, we have earl gray tea, lavender, ginger, chamomile, fennel, dandelion, twig, root, berry, hibiscus, orange, lemon, lime, Sleepytime, chai, green, black, white, pomegranate, white pomegranate, mint, peppermint, candy cane, matcha, jasmine, blackberry, verbene, and cherry. Which would you like?"
"Ummm.... normal?"
"THERES NO SUCH THING"
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A drug stereotypically popular in England. Comes from India or China. Sold in brightly coloured boxes advertising its healthy properties. Highly addictive. Massive advertising campaigns on TV and billboards.
Responsible for the Britiah Empire, but superceded by coffee in the American Empire, due to coffee's more intense hit. Universally drunk by English people.
The best way to drink it is in a mug, with milk and two sugars. Some people only have one, but that's just being in denial. Two sugars or none, that's my motto. Or even worse, one and a half. Come on, who are you fooling? Some people get really kinky and drink it BLACK. NO milk, NO sugar, NO hope. No way. Simply Wrong.

I would recommend undertaking tea addiction. Luckily it is available at every corner store, at very reasonable prices. You may have seen adverts on TV, e.g. "Yorkshire Tea.. the way tea USED to be." Yeah, back in the days before the evil American Empire. When it was the British Empire instead.Tea is one of the best things ever, I love it. I'm drinking it now.
"Put the kettle on!"
"How many sugars?"
"How do you take it?" (smirk)
"Don't drink that stuff, it's addictive." - actually, nobody ever says that.
by Grant Nicholas March 12, 2004
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