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
Recent Examples on the Web Deck your table for Christmas dinner with this festive matching dinnerware set. Emily Vanschmus, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Nov. 2021 Luckily, Urban Outfitters agrees: The brand is having a Friendsgiving sale right now, with deals up to 25 percent off on home items like furniture, bedding, decor, dinnerware, and more. PEOPLE.com, 16 Nov. 2021 Customers came in looking for everyday things like dinnerware, candlesticks, and vases. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 11 Nov. 2021 Steelite is a dinnerware and flatware company that serves the hospitality industry. Marc Bona, cleveland, 28 Sep. 2021 Many of the accents, from dinnerware and bar fixtures to thin metal cabinet fronts inspired by car grilles, were custom designed accordingly. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 22 Sep. 2021 Corelle dinnerware and CorningWare cookware have been stashed in your mama's cupboard for decades. Daria Smith, Southern Living, 19 Mar. 2021 Accessories made of natural materials such as wood, metal, rattan and resin, also make for a pleasing contrast to all-white dinnerware. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, 17 Nov. 2021 Lukasiak worked with Picnics Galore to set up the beachside gathering, which featured a long wooden table decorated with flowers and pink dinnerware. Dory Jackson, PEOPLE.com, 9 Nov. 2021

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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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12 Jan 2022

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“Dinnerware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dinnerware. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of dinnerware

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

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