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
Inflatables, Thursdays, chicken dinner, Saturday. Tasting National Tequila Day.
The second meeting, undisclosed at the time, took place at a dinner for G-20 leaders, a senior administration official said.
Imagine landing in a different country on a trip and immediately having to get ready to go to an extremely fancy dinner, to be attended by hundreds of people, that very night of your arrival?
When Sumner walked in, a pot of rice and dinner plates were left on the kitchen table, and now there was just one eviction left to serve.
Some lines charge extra for dinner wines and gratuities, while others include them.
There are simple dinner-plate shaped hibiscus with beautiful centers and different hues to create interest and depth of color.
The biggest, found in Antarctica, are the size of dinner plates.
The three nations hope to send a strong message from the summit to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Maruyama told reporters after the dinner.
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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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