Definition of tea ball in English:

tea ball

noun

  • A hollow ball of perforated metal to hold tea leaves, over which boiling water is poured in order to make a drink of tea.

    • ‘You can even use a tea ball it you want to get high tech!’
    • ‘‘No’ she replied as she lifted the tea ball out of the teapot and placed in the sink.’
    • ‘The Tommy Larsen tea infuser is a great alternative to those cheap metal tea balls that discolour and never seem to last very long.’
    • ‘Crumble the leaves if necessary to mix evenly, but not enough to go through your strainer or tea ball.’

Pronunciation

tea ball