Simple Definition of dinner
: the main meal of the day
: a usually large formal event at which dinner is eaten
: a cooked and packaged meal that usually only needs to be heated before it is eaten
Examples of dinner in a sentence
We had many pleasant dinners together.
We're planning to ask them to dinner soon.
Two hundred people attended his retirement dinner.
Origin of dinner
Middle English diner, from Anglo-French disner, diner meal, from disner to dine
First Known Use: 13th century
DINNER Defined for Kids
Definition of dinner for Students
1 : the main meal of the day
2 : a usually large formal event at which a meal is served
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