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Definition of dinette

: a small space usually off a kitchen used for informal dining also : furniture for such a space

Examples of dinette in a Sentence

The apartment includes a dinette.
Recent Examples on the Web Everything inside is adjustable, from the rear dinette that converts into a bed to the bunks that collapse to make room for bikes. Bryan Rogala, Outside Online, 27 May 2022 This 32-foot classic trawler has air conditioning, a TV with cable, a dinette and a small bathroom aboard, plus a comfortable bed that sleeps two. Patrick Connolly, Orlando Sentinel, 15 May 2022 Meanwhile, the bedroom has room for 54-inch by 80-inch mattress and the dinette can be converted into a sleeping area, meaning the caravan can comfortably sleep four adults. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 15 Feb. 2022 The designers wanted to maximize that forward space for use, incorporating a dinette with a table. Richard Alban, Robb Report, 17 Sep. 2021 The kitchen's cabinetry had grown dated, and the space included a peninsula cooktop whose rear burners were perilously close to the dinette. Andria Hayday, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Oct. 2021 The interior layout is based on the bowrider style, which means the versatile bow area can seamlessly switch from a cozy dinette to a comfy sunbed when desired. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 6 Oct. 2021 Inside, there’s a queen-size bed over the truck cab and an over-bed skylight, a leather dinette that transforms into a bed if needed. Bryan Campbell, Forbes, 31 Aug. 2021 The Airstream x Pottery Barn trailer is based on the 28-foot International model and features either a queen bed or two twin beds as the main sleeping quarters, with additional space for two to sleep on the fold-down dinette. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 27 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of dinette

1925, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2022

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“Dinette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dinette. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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di·​nette | \ dī-ˈnet How to pronounce dinette (audio) \

Kids Definition of dinette

: a small room or separate area near a kitchen that is used for dining


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