di·​nette dī-ˈnet How to pronounce dinette (audio)
: 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 The primary sleeping area, which has room for a king-size bed, is located in the overhang that sits atop the truck’s cab, while the dinette can be converted into a bed with room for two. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 11 Oct. 2023 The yacht-style interior has a layout that includes a spacious entertainment area with a leather dinette, a kitchenette with a two-burner induction cooktop and refrigerator, and a full-size wet bath with a shower. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 11 Oct. 2023 There’s also a new dinette that can also be used as an extra row of seating, a sofa, a lounge, or a double bed. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 21 July 2023 The cabin is equipped with a kitchenette with a two-burner stove top, a dinette table for eating and entertaining, and a dedicated bedroom with enough room for a 48-by-75-inch memory foam mattress. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 5 May 2023 Renderings on the website show the more than 100-square foot space equipped with everything from kitchenettes to dinettes that can be converted into beds to a bathroom with its own separate shower. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 2 Apr. 2023 The dinette, which also folds into a bed, is situated at the rear of the camper's cabin and overhead storage bins omit traditional cabinet doors in favor of light-weight webbing. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 9 Mar. 2023 The dinette, which opens outside to the deck, proceeds directly into the family room. Karen A. Avitabile, Hartford Courant, 26 Feb. 2023 All models also boast a full bathroom with separate shower, a fixed bed, a dedicated dinette that converts to a secondary sleeping place, and a set of appliances that includes a microwave, refrigerator, and range. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, 5 Sep. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dinette was in 1925

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“Dinette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dinette. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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di·​nette dī-ˈnet How to pronounce dinette (audio)
: a separate area or small room used for dining
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