prandial

adjective
pran·​di·​al | \ ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce prandial (audio) \

Definition of prandial

: of or relating to a meal

Examples of prandial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Four dining options range from a comfy café and bakery to fireside post-prandial cocktails, either indoors or on the terrace. Travel + Leisure, 12 Apr. 2022 Autocrats in the Middle East use television to push politics—especially during Ramadan, when big-budget series attract hours of post-prandial viewing. The Economist, 16 May 2020 Post-prandial digestifs, or coffee or tea and something sweet are a lovely way to end an evening, especially after a long work day, and the same principles apply. Stacey Ballis, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 The Commons Club, under the direction of head chef Adrian Garcia, is quite serviceable, and the bars and restaurants in walking distance make for a lovely post-prandial stroll. Anthony Flint, BostonGlobe.com, 17 July 2019 As if the magnificent marble statues that encircle the arena weren’t enough of a draw, the 1980s-themed runway presentation was followed by a sumptuous dinner worthy of the ancient Romans and a post-prandial performance by Duran Duran. Horacio Silva, Town & Country, 20 Sep. 2018 Certain elements were directly inspired by Deerfield, like the round tables in the dining hall, each one presided over by a teacher and designed to stimulate civilized prandial conversation. Richard Mcgill Murphy, Town & Country, 17 Dec. 2012 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'prandial.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of prandial

1781, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prandial

Latin prandium late breakfast, luncheon

Learn More About prandial

Time Traveler for prandial

Time Traveler

The first known use of prandial was in 1781

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near prandial

prancy

prandial

prandially

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for prandial

Cite this Entry

“Prandial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prandial. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for prandial

prandial

adjective
pran·​di·​al | \ ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce prandial (audio) \

Medical Definition of prandial

: of or relating to a meal

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!