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Meaning of DINNER

Pronunciation:  'dinur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday; "dinner will be at 8"; "on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church"
  2. [n]  a party of people assembled to have dinner together; "guests should never be late to a dinner party"

DINNER is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: dinner party
 See Also: banquet, beanfeast, feast, high tea, meal, party, repast



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Din"ner\, n. [F. d[^i]ner, fr. d[^i]ner to dine. See
1. The principal meal of the day, eaten by most people about
   midday, but by many (especially in cities) at a later

2. An entertainment; a feast.

         A grand political dinner.             --Tennyson.

Note: Dinner is much used, in an obvious sense, either
      adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as,
      dinner time, or dinner-time, dinner bell, dinner hour,

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are Seeing or eating dinner alone indicates that you will need to do some serious thinking about your goals and direction in life. Alternatively, it may represent independence or lack of social skills. Dreaming that you are Seeing or eating dinner with others means your acceptance or others, your interpersonal relationships, and how you behave in your social life. It is a time to reflect and share past experiences. It also suggests that you see everyone as an equal.
Thesaurus Terms
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