Adjective "teapot" definition and examples

(Teapot may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈtiːpɒt/

Definitions and examples

noun

A pot with a handle, spout, and lid, in which tea is brewed and from which it is poured.
  1. 'If brewing in a teapot, allow one serve per individual and one for the pot.'
  2. 'Her specialty is pottery and the shelves are lined with mugs, teapots, bowls, candle holders, honey pots and napkin rings.'
  3. 'She reached for his teapot, and poured him out a cup.'
  4. '‘What's more, the tea brewed in a Yixing teapot smells especially good,’ Wu added.'
  5. 'The exhibition features a surreal and eccentric collection of creations such as three spouted teapots and upside down jugs, and opens tomorrow, Saturday.'
  6. 'The tea must be brewed in a teapot, preferably made of glass so that a glimpse of the clear amber liquid adds to the delight.'
  7. 'Jewellery, vases, sculptures, clocks, mugs and jugs, teapots and plant pots will be among the many items on show.'
  8. 'They receive you with effusive warmth, offer you mint tea poured from a silver teapot from high into little glasses, and serve you the local dishes cooked in the traditional way.'
  9. 'Other items of high-quality tableware included plates, bowls, saucers, cups, tea bowls, teapots, tureens, sauce boats, fish drainers and pickle dishes.'
  10. 'It's poured into tiny glasses from a silver teapot, the spout held high in the air.'

More definitions

1. a container with a lid, spout, and handle, in which tea is made and from which it is poured.

More examples(as adjective)

"presidents can be teapot."