dine out

verb
dined out; dining out; dines out

Definition of dine out

intransitive verb

: to eat a meal away from home
dine out on
: to use as a subject for dining table conversation

First Known Use of dine out

1736, in the meaning defined above

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“Dine out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dine%20out. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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