din·​ner·​ware | \ ˈdi-nər-ˌwer How to pronounce dinnerware (audio) \

Definition of dinnerware

: tableware other than flatware

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Examples of dinnerware in a Sentence

received three sets of dinnerware as wedding gifts

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Storage: For most dinnerware, stacking is just fine. Elle Decor Editors, ELLE Decor, "Everything You Need to Know About Caring for Tabletop Accessories," 11 Feb. 2019 China, the country, not the fine dinnerware has rolled out a social credit system to spy on the behavior of its massive population. Fox News, "Gutfeld: Be nicer. It will drive your enemies nuts," 5 Aug. 2018 Correlle plates and serving platters: Available in different patterns and colors, Correlle dinnerware comes with a three-year replacement warranty against breaking, is lightweight and thin, and is safe to use in microwaves, dishwashers, and ovens. Megan Barber, Curbed, "The ultimate van life shopping guide," 14 Nov. 2018 Lemongrass floral dinnerware, $80 (four-piece setting). Nicole Sforza, ELLE Decor, "Ty It All Together," 5 July 2012 Alcohol is complimentary, and meals are served on custom dinnerware—like, real plates and forks. Katherine Lagrave, Condé Nast Traveler, "United's New 'Premium Plus' Seats Are Like Mini-Recliners," 3 Dec. 2018 Heller's dinnerware, which was introduced in 1964, has been enjoying a renewed popularity. Pilar Viladas, Town & Country, "A Tribute to Design Icon Massimo Vignelli," 30 May 2014 Looking to affordably upgrade your everyday dinnerware? Elise Taylor, Vogue, "From Goop Lab to One Kings Lane: 8 New Design Destinations to Know," 7 Nov. 2018 This week's home design sales from around the web: 20% off dinnerware, flatware, wine glasses, sparkling wine glass, and serveware at Crate & Barrel. Lindsey Campbell, House Beautiful, "Sale Shopping Guide: The Best Deals in Design, Week of October 28, 2013," 29 Oct. 2013

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First Known Use of dinnerware

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dinnerware was in 1843

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English Language Learners Definition of dinnerware

chiefly US : plates, bowls, glasses, etc., that are used for serving and eating dinner

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