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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With the touch of a button, the RV’s side walls move outward creating a living area with a 4-foot 4-inch wide floor space between the dinette and the galley. Julianne G. Crane, Houston Chronicle, "Truck campers: Versatile camping almost anywhere," 15 June 2019 There’s a king bedroom in back, twin bunks, a dinette that converts to a bed, a sofa that converts to a bed, and a bed over the cab. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "Going to a College Reunion? Might I Suggest a Big-Ass RV," 6 July 2019 At the front of the camper van, a front dinette seat converts into a single bed, making it a fifth spot. Selena Barrientos, House Beautiful, "7 People Can Sleep Comfortably in This Tricked-Out Camper Van," 2 July 2019 Standard features include interior outlets with USB ports, LED interior and exterior lighting, two windows with bug screens, under bed storage, and a convertible dinette. Megan Barber, Curbed, "No-frills travel trailer camps 2 for $7K," 14 Sep. 2018 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

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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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