afternoon tea definition

  • noun:
    • A formal meal comprising light snacks, combined with tea.
    • A small meal or treat eaten between lunch and supper; a period of time reserve for this function, taken as some slack from work or from a conference.
    • a light midafternoon meal of beverage and snacks or cakes

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