Definition of dinner
dinnerlessplay \-ləs\ adjective
Examples of dinner in a Sentence
We had many pleasant dinners together.
We're planning to ask them to dinner soon.
Two hundred people attended his retirement dinner.
Recent Examples of dinner from the Web
Consumers would notice, too, since most of the fish on British dinner plates is imported.
Open daily for lunch and dinner, the 60-seat dining venue is near the casino’s main valet entrance and close to the Player’s Club Experience.
At Tuesday’s photocall for the Vogue Foundation dinner, Karlie and Kendall appeared on IMG Models president Ivan Bart’s Instagram stories: And were later seen striking a pose with Derek Blasberg in a photo taken by Cara Delevingne.
Fire Oak Grill, the upscale restaurant on the courthouse square, will serve lunch and dinner Saturday for festivalgoers.
Hammond will use a Monday dinner speech in London organized by the Confederation of British Industry to promote a Brexit deal based on the needs of the economy.
In the wake of suffering, Keenan saw leadership from a president concerned with healing a nation, rather than crowd size, television ratings, or how many ice cream scoops come with dinner.
Reserve dinner at Tupuna’s Restaurant for fresh coconut crab.
An 8-year-old girl was shot in her left side while eating dinner about 5:15 p.m. on Monday at her grandparents' home in the 2100 block of Chase Street, according to police.
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Origin and Etymology of dinner
Middle English diner, from Anglo-French disner, diner meal, from disner to dine
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
DINNER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dinner for English Language Learners
: the main meal of the day
: a usually large formal event at which dinner is eaten
: a cooked and packaged meal that usually only needs to be heated before it is eaten
DINNER Defined for Kids
Definition of dinner for Students
1 : the main meal of the day
2 : a usually large formal event at which a meal is served
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