About The Word Dinner

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Dinner

Dinner Meaning & Definition
Dinner Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Dinner?

[n] the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday; "dinner will be at 8"; "on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church"
[n] a party of people assembled to have dinner together; "guests should never be late to a dinner party"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Dinner: dinner party

Related Terms | Find terms related to Dinner: alfresco meal | ball | banquet | barbecue | blowout | breakfast | brunch | buffet supper | clambake | cocktail party | coffee break | coffee klatch | collation | cookout | costume party | diner | dinner party | donation party | elevenses | entertainment | feast | festival | festivity | fete | fish fry | garden party | hen party | high tea | hot luncheon | house party | house-raising | housewarming | junket | Kaffeeklatsch | lawn party | lunch | luncheon | mash | mask | masque | masquerade | masquerade party | meat breakfast | party | petit dejeuner | picnic | regale | shindig | shindy | shower | smoker | spread | stag | stag party | supper | surprise party | tea | tea break | teatime | tiffin | TV dinner | wiener roast | wienie roast

See Also | banquet | beanfeast | feast | high tea | meal | party | repast

Dinner In Webster's Dictionary

\Din"ner\, n. [F. d[^i]ner, fr. d[^i]ner to dine. See {Dine}.] 1. The principal meal of the day, eaten by most people about midday, but by many (especially in cities) at a later hour. 2. An entertainment; a feast. A grand political dinner. --Tennyson. Note: Dinner is much used, in an obvious sense, either adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as, dinner time, or dinner-time, dinner bell, dinner hour, etc.

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