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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The meal of the day served in the evening or at midday.

Usage examples (37)
  • When the smoke alarm goes off, dinner is served.
  • Guests should never be late to a dinner party
  • dinner will be at 8
  • In Spain dinner is eaten late, ten, eleven p.m. late, so tapas are the solution. for more
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  • The travelers paid just one dina" (a monetary unit in Yugoslavia) for dinner (a meal eaten late in the day) in a small diner (an inexpensive restaurant).
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