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

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.

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The full-length panoramic sun roof is smaller on the Grand California, but sleepers in the rear bed can still stare at the stars through one skylight and another sits above the dinette. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Volkswagen adds a larger, amenity-packed camper van to its lineup," 8 Aug. 2018 Inside, the boathouse has a full bathroom and full kitchen with a dinette that turns into a bed by lowering the table and adding cushions. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Solar-powered houseboat takes tiny living on water," 3 July 2018 The interior features a dinette and seating area that transforms into a roller system bed that sleeps two comfortably. Megan Barber, Curbed, "5 lightweight camper trailers you can buy right now," 13 Sep. 2018 Two different sleeping areas can sleep three people total, one person in a full size dinette that converts to a bed, and two people in a bedroom area that boasts a queen size mattress. Megan Barber, Curbed, "5 teardrop trailers you can buy right now," 31 Aug. 2018 Custom touches include specialty shelving in the wardrobe, an office suite instead of a dinette, and storage space converted into kennels to house pets. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, "Touring America in an RV That’s Basically a Five-Star Hotel," 11 Oct. 2018 The front passenger seat swivels and an extra counter space flips up to create an eating space, but our family eats most meals at the large dinette and table area located in the center of the van. Megan Barber, Curbed, "This custom camper van can sleep a family of 6," 11 July 2018 Courtesy of RB Components The middle area of the van features a dinette area with a table in the center and opposing sofas on either side. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Camper van sleeps four and hides a clever bathroom," 21 Sep. 2018 Two TVs come standard, one in the bedroom and a second removable TV that pops up from a storage area next to the dinette. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Camper trailer blends classic teardrop style with loads of amenities," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of dinette

1925, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of dinette

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


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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