diner

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noun din·er \ˈdī-nər\

Definition of diner

  1. 1 :  a person who dines (as in a restaurant) or who is dining

  2. 2a :  dining carb :  a restaurant usually resembling a dining car in shape

Examples of diner in a Sentence

  1. we'll just grab a quick hamburger at the local diner

1815

First Known Use of diner

1815


DINER Defined for English Language Learners

diner

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noun din·er \ˈdī-nər\

Definition of diner for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is eating dinner in a restaurant

  • : a small, informal, and inexpensive restaurant that looks like a railroad car


DINER Defined for Kids

diner

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noun din·er \ˈdī-nər\

Definition of diner for Students

  1. 1 :  a person eating dinner

  2. 2 :  a railroad dining car or a restaurant that looks like one



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