eat·​ery | \ ˈē-tə-rē How to pronounce eatery (audio) \
plural eateries

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Examples of eatery in a Sentence

we usually go to lunch at an eatery that is just around the corner from the office
Recent Examples on the Web Kris Buchanan, owner of GOODONYA organic eatery, told the council Wednesday that the permission to use the public right-of-way parking spots greatly helped her business during the pandemic. Barbara Henry, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Apr. 2022 In addition, Japanese Iron Chef Morimoto is the culinary wiz behind the Ramen eatery Momosan and Morimoto Asia connected to the ground floors of the resort. Malik Peay, Essence, 28 Apr. 2022 The young, tiny eatery not only survived the riots but ultimately thrived. Los Angeles Times, 30 Apr. 2022 Industrious and bowling-alley-eatery Pinstripes, but those have been scrapped. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Apr. 2022 The eatery, at 11891 E. Colonial Drive, is listed on the company’s website as coming soon. Austin Fuller, Orlando Sentinel, 29 Apr. 2022 Don't leave without noshing at the Dip Dog Stand, a famed eatery that's been doling out hot dogs for some 65 years. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Travel + Leisure, 27 Mar. 2022 The French chain’s missive followed another by a Canadian eatery, Le Roy Jucep, which claims to be the restaurant where the dish was invented. Emily Heil, Anchorage Daily News, 8 Mar. 2022 The eatery, which charges about $11 for cocktails, plans to donate profits from the Snake Island Mule to a Ukrainian charity, according to the Facebook post. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, 4 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of eatery

1901, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

25 May 2022

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“Eatery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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