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Dinner

Meanings and phrases

dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
  2. a party of people assembled to have dinner together; dinner party

New England boiled dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. corned beef simmered with onions and cabbage and usually other vegetables; boiled dinner

TV dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a meal that is prepared in advance and frozen; can be heated and served

boiled dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. corned beef simmered with onions and cabbage and usually other vegetables; New England boiled dinner

dinner bell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a bell rung to announce that dinner has been served

dinner bucket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pail in which a workman carries his lunch or dinner; dinner pail

dinner dress

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gown for evening wear; dinner gown; formal; evening gown

dinner gown

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a gown for evening wear; dinner dress; formal; evening gown

dinner jacket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. semiformal evening dress for men; tux; tuxedo; black tie

dinner napkin

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large napkin used when dinner is served

dinner pail

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pail in which a workman carries his lunch or dinner; dinner bucket

dinner party

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a party of people assembled to have dinner together; dinner
E.g.
  • However, he only invited Fraser to the dinner party.
  • Don and Betty are planning a dinner party for Crab Colson.
  • He later visited the house for a dinner party with the family.

dinner plate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a plate from which a diner eats during the main course of a meal

dinner service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a table service for serving dinner; dinner set

dinner set

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a table service for serving dinner; dinner service

dinner table

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the dining table where dinner is served and eaten
E.g.
  • Only after it appears, the family members sit down to a dinner table.
  • When he discovers a dinner table, an entire troupe of Pulcinella arrive.
  • When she arrives, Doug is sitting at the dinner table, sad and with the dolls fixed.

dinner theater

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission; dinner theatre

dinner theatre

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a theater at which dinner is included in the price of admission; dinner theater

dog 's dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a poor job; a mess; dog's breakfast

having dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He meets with Hugo, who is having dinner with his associates.
  • Sean proposes having dinner to discuss her affairs, but Ruth turns him down.
  • After having dinner with a client, Laura invites Michael out for drinks at the hotel bar.

dinner parties

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She has become known for hosting salon-style dinner parties in San Francisco and New York.
  • He is lively, witty and charming, a great asset at dinner parties, and admired by nearly all.
  • Belmont threw lavish balls and dinner parties, receiving mixed reviews from New York's high society.

annual dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Presidential address preceded the annual dinner in the evening.
  • In 2017, he and his wife were honored at the Manhattan Jewish Experience's annual dinner.
  • In 1907, the loving cup was circulated for the first time around the table at the RMC club annual dinner.

lunch and dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The menu has also been expanded to breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Nine hours later, we'd missed both lunch and dinner, and we were all hooked."
  • Their public cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday to Saturday.

state dinner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Allen was the first White House butler ever to be invited as a guest to a state dinner.
  • Trudeau visited the White House for an official visit and state dinner on March 10, 2016.
  • Reagan invited Allen and his wife Helene to a state dinner in honor of Helmut Kohl at the White House.
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