dinner vs diner vs supper

dinner diner supper

Definitions

  • 1) The main meal of the day, often eaten in the evening.
  • 2) A meal given to an animal.
  • 3) uncountable The food provided or consumed at any such meal.
  • 4) A formal meal for many people eaten for a special occasion.
  • 5) uncountable The food provided or consumed at any such meal.
  • 6) A midday meal (in a context in which the evening meal is called supper or tea).
  • 7) An evening meal.
  • 8) A banquet or formal meal in honor of a person or event.
  • 9) A full-course meal served at a fixed price; table d'hôte.
  • 10) The food prepared for either of these meals.
  • 11) The chief meal of the day, eaten in the evening or at midday.
  • 12) The principal meal of the day, eaten in some countries about midday, but in others (especially in the U. S. and in large cities) at a later hour.
  • 13) An entertainment; a feast.
  • 14) a party of people assembled to have dinner together
  • 15) the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
  • 16) An entertainment; a feast; a dinner-party.
  • 17) The principal meal of the day, taken at midday or later, even in the evening.
  • 18) To take dinner; dine.
  • 19) Totakedinner;dine.

Definitions

  • 1) Agent of dine; one who dines; one who eats a meal, especially dinner.
  • 2) A railroad dining car.
  • 3) Agent of dine; one who dines; one who eats a meal, especially dinner.
  • 4) A small and inexpensive type of restaurant which is modelled to resemble a dining car.
  • 5) One that dines.
  • 6) A small, usually inexpensive restaurant with a long counter and booths and often housed in a building designed to resemble a dining car.
  • 7) A dining car.
  • 8) One who dines.
  • 9) a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
  • 10) a passenger car where food is served in transit
  • 11) a restaurant that resembles a dining car

Definitions

  • 1) A drinker, especially one who drinks slowly (i.e., one who sups).
  • 2) Any meal eaten in the evening; dinner eaten in the evening, rather than at noon.
  • 3) Food consumed before going to bed.
  • 4) A dance or social affair where supper is served.
  • 5) A light meal eaten before going to bed.
  • 6) A light evening meal when dinner is taken at midday.
  • 7) A meal taken at the close of the day; the evening meal.
  • 8) a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
  • 9) a social gathering where a light evening meal is served
  • 10) The evening meal; the last repast of the day; specifically, a meal taken after dinner, whether dinner is served comparatively early or in the evening; in the Bible, the principal meal of the day—a late dinner (the later Roman cena, Greek δεῖπνον).
  • 11) To consume a snack before retiring.
  • 12) To eat dinner (see above).
  • 13) Totakesupper;sup.
  • 14) Togivesupperto.
  • 15) rare To take supper; to sup.
  • 16) rare To supply with supper.

Examples

  • 1) Banish all talk of guilt from the dinner table.
  • 2) As festive as a school dinner.
  • 3) Then it's back to the hotels for dinner and an early bed.
  • 4) We've had lunch and dinner a lot of times together.
  • 5) Of course, he was probably just getting us to eat all our dinner and tidy up without us realising it, but he made it fun.
  • 6) My school is by the sea and their school dinners are for me.
  • 7) On a par with hospital meals and school dinners?
  • 8) You soon realise why dinner is so early.
  • 9) For many people cheap fried chicken is a staple food for lunch and dinner.
  • 10) They were waiting on the dinner table.
  • 11) We set about organising golf days and dinners.
  • 12) Chancellor finds formal dinner parties too tense.
  • 13) Mum worked as a school dinner lady.
  • 14) Lunch was a microwave meal and dinner would be a curry.
  • 15) We decided on an early dinner in the brasserie.
  • 16) Politics was a topic around the dinner table.
  • 17) We chat in the kitchen and during dinner about our day.
  • 18) His controversial campaign ten years ago did improve school dinners.
  • 19) We were eating dinner à deux in the apartment we had moved into after she married my stepfather.
  • 20) It was not unusual for him to disappear from formal banking dinners to be found at a local joint with journalists.
  • 21) Meet up with friends for lunch, dinner or clubbing.
  • 22) The slim waist shows that he is not a four-course dinner man.
  • 23) He always goes out to lunch and often dinner, too.
  • 24) In the delectable but lightly plotted play, most of the action happens at the annual club dinner.
  • 25) No dinner in his honour.
  • 26) We give each other gifts, eat dinner at a nice restaurant, and return to my apartment for dessert.
  • 27) My husband and daughter are now eating home-cooked dinners and a lot of vegetables, which makes me feel good.
  • 28) This is just one question thrown up by the seating plan at the lord mayor's annual dinner for the bankers and merchants of the City last week.
  • 29) ‘This includes luxury coach, motel accommodation, three breakfasts and dinners plus one lunch.’
  • 30) ‘They receive subsidised breakfast, lunch and dinners if they have to work late.’
  • 31) ‘You celebrate cozy dinners and candlelight evenings with family and loved ones.’
  • 32) ‘The zucchini is starting to produce and summer salads are a staple of evening dinners.’
  • 33) ‘She made certain she had the room key and headed for the main building where she could have a late dinner.’
  • 34) ‘The research also puts beyond doubt the notion that the sit-down family Sunday dinner is dying out.’
  • 35) ‘Your mum would have a nice dinner cooked for you.’
  • 36) ‘The holidays bring with them thoughts of carving and serving delicious turkey dinners to your family and friends.’
  • 37) ‘A candlelit dinner at the beachfront restaurant is sure to provide the perfect end to the day.’
  • 38) ‘A delicious dinner was served along the poolside and games were played after that.’
  • 39) ‘When Mason goes out, he treats his friends to a steak dinner at an attractive restaurant.’
  • 40) ‘We've just finished dinner at an Indian restaurant on Pico, not far from my apartment.’
  • 41) ‘Or the bathtub wasn't cleaned, dinner not ready by the time he got home.’
  • 42) ‘"You need to come over for dinner sometime, " she assured him.’
  • 43) ‘"Dad, I think we should invite him over for dinner sometime soon.’
  • 44) ‘I have plans to go into central London tomorrow evening for dinner with friends.’
  • 45) ‘Going out to dinner with friends is fine; everyone needs a study break.’
  • 46) ‘One day after receiving her pay, Chen went for dinner with her friends.’
  • 47) ‘I was going to meet Jimmy for dinner on his last night in town.’
  • 48) ‘I was a bit stuck for what to get for dinner on Monday night.’
  • 49) ‘The dining hall is usually reserved for the weekly formal dinners and breakfast buffets.’
  • 50) ‘Our team provides the best quality food to all sizes of events, from corporate dinners to weddings.’
  • 51) ‘Bacon had to carry on with the reception and dinners in his honour.’
  • 52) ‘They have many wine-lectures, gala dinners, special events and occasional offers.’
  • 53) ‘The new branch will be holding a range of social events including a special dinner.’
  • 54) ‘After a formal dinner including haggis the mayor talked about his hopes for the town.’
  • 55) ‘Some conferences have scheduled social events or dinners one of the nights of the conference.’
  • 56) ‘Fashion people love to celebrate though, so we often have to go to these dinners or events.’
  • 57) ‘The idea of holding a series of dinners, similar to the first event, was agreed upon.’
  • 58) ‘In other words, he was responsible for formal receptions - known as levees - and dinners.’
  • 59) ‘They do fund-raising dinners, put their names to all sorts of events and this month have done a couple of books.’
  • 60) ‘She met country women who could cope with high society dinners and also help on the farm and feed shearers.’
  • 61) ‘At dinners given by Napoleon III the most honoured guests had aluminium cutlery; the others got gold or silver.’
  • 62) ‘The function is the annual fundraising gala dinner and dance that took off with great success last year.’
  • 63) ‘Kaylee's mother has organised a fund-raising gala dinner at the end of the month for the organ donor campaign.’
  • 64) ‘Over 100 people attended its celebratory dinner held on Thursday.’
  • 65) ‘He was speaking at a fundraising dinner dance for the Dominican Convent school for girls at Savoy Hotel in Ndola.’
  • 66) ‘On Monday April 2, Amor Restaurant held its 7th anniversary charity dinner, which was a roaring success.’
  • 67) ‘The magnificent surroundings of Ripon Cathedral will form the backdrop to a black-tie gourmet dinner in September for 220 guests.’
  • 68) ‘But Grace looked like a goddess for Judy's engagement dinner on Friday night.’

Examples

  • 1) In negotiation you can either be the dinner or the diner.
  • 2) And the single diner in the restaurant.
  • 3) This should help diners with the restaurant bill, which costs 255 a head for the set menu.
  • 4) She was ranting about it to fellow diners at the restaurant.
  • 5) More than one in five diners say they only eat at restaurants offering voucher deals.
  • 6) You are either the diner or the dinner.
  • 7) But by the time his commandos entered the restaurant all the diners were dead.
  • 8) One local official said that it was almost certainly one of the diners who had made the video.
  • 9) It's enough to put any fellow diners off their food.
  • 10) What the diners say The café is well designed and modern.
  • 11) When it first opened they offered diners 50% off.
  • 12) Hidden in its sides are three digital cameras that photograph the diner's food.
  • 13) Those heady days when six diners had a dinner costing 44,000 are long gone.
  • 14) Would-be diners bombard the restaurant with emails within minutes of the year's booking list being opened.
  • 15) What the diners say We like food that is a bit different and the tasting menu was just that.
  • 16) They want a large kitchen diner that will open on to the garden through folding glass doors fitted across the width of the rear elevation.
  • 17) This week hundreds of diners opened an unlikely chapter in the annals of civic rebellion, feasting defiantly on foie gras.
  • 18) It is so hot that one diner packed it up and took it home, to play jokes on people like me.
  • 19) It What the diners say Seriously disappointing.
  • 20) Climb aboard this converted Routemaster and you'll find not bored commuters but diners enjoying candlelit dinners.
  • 21) The restaurant has made waves, thanks to modern, light dishes that draw in diners for the food alone.
  • 22) She set him up with his own bar and diner but the business crashed, leaving her with debts of more than 1million.
  • 23) Local customs can also be tricky - one diner quickly learnt not to cause offence by eating with his left hand in Morocco.
  • 24) Q You're the only diners in the restaurant you were recommended.
  • 25) A drifter gets a job at a roadside diner, and soon embarks on an affair with the owner's wife.
  • 26) ‘Brave restaurant workers and a diner disarmed a customer who pulled out a gun in a dispute over an unpaid bill.’
  • 27) ‘He is a frequent diner at Italian restaurants in Portman, Grand Hyatt and St Regis.’
  • 28) ‘Amid the chatter of diners in Lakeland's restaurants and hotels, observant customers may have noticed the prevalence of Eastern European accents ringing out among the staff.’
  • 29) ‘His restaurant caters for more than 700 customers a day as well as 100 executive diners choosing from a gourmet menu.’
  • 30) ‘During the trial business period, diners to the restaurant can enjoy a 32 per cent discount for lunch and a 22 per cent discount for supper.’
  • 31) ‘At fado restaurants, diners are periodically regaled by heart-rending renditions of these woe-stricken ballads, thus allowing a pause for digestion.’
  • 32) ‘Needless to say, a television set with the volume turned down low, was the central piece in the restaurant, to allow diners to watch World Cup cricket as they savoured the food.’
  • 33) ‘Traditional home cooking with a twist seems to be the theme, with plenty of fresh, organic ingredients, a selection of vegetarian wines, and options for vegan diners.’
  • 34) ‘But spare a thought for diners in a restaurant in China.’
  • 35) ‘Service was swift and efficient, possibly because we were the only diners in the restaurant, and our bill for five came to around 25 leva.’
  • 36) ‘The night of our visit, few diners came into the restaurant and light jazz music relaxed everyone while shielding us from the outside heat and noise.’
  • 37) ‘An Aussie wine-producing company recently commissioned a poll of restaurant diners about le vin, with some startling results.’
  • 38) ‘There are always a few diners at the restaurant, but whenever I go, more than 70 per cent of the seats are empty.’
  • 39) ‘To relieve the anxiety of diners, the restaurant claims to have had the milk providers carefully examined by medical experts.’
  • 40) ‘He urged diners to leave a restaurant if they see a ‘businessman’ with his bodyguards enter the place.’
  • 41) ‘If about 90 per cent of diners return to a restaurant after once trying its fare, should we believe that it is a good one?’
  • 42) ‘It was a social ritual that defined the diner, the restaurant and the city they inhabited.’
  • 43) ‘And I do get a decent bottle of wine and I and a guest diner free for my pains.’
  • 44) ‘A guest diner requires feeding, and the dish prepared normally leads to a solution for said problem.’
  • 45) ‘How it's done is not the customer's business: the diner wants the ends, not the means.’
  • 46) ‘We boarded and the diner had closed for the evening and the club car was only opened until midnight.’
  • 47) ‘They took the first class passengers to the diner for their meal since the train would be late.’
  • 48) ‘Perhaps one of happiest diversions while traveling by train is a trip to the diner.’
  • 49) ‘We departed the diner and returned to our sleeper just as the train pulled into Atlanta, on time.’
  • 50) ‘With in a few days of resting, reading, and eating small meals in the diner, the train finally pulled into Penn Station around noon.’
  • 51) ‘Those tantalizing domes, diners and lounge cars were just the company's lavish ‘limousine service’ to their proud new resort.’
  • 52) ‘The nurse will be happy to watch the babies while Mom and Dad head for the lounge car or the dome car or the diner, to take in the scenery and watch a movie.’
  • 53) ‘To get back to the room we have to walk through six cars, the diner, the lounge, and four coaches.’
  • 54) ‘I had to walk through the lounge car, and then the diner to get to the sleepers.’
  • 55) ‘Most of the day was spent there, or in the diner, or on the first level of the lounge car for a change of internal scenery.’
  • 56) ‘We learned that our coach was equidistant between two diners, and our half of the coach would be using the one in the rear of the train.’
  • 57) ‘When we were in the diner, you could really feel how bad the tracks were.’
  • 58) ‘After we leave one of the passengers from the back coach comes forward to our coach and inquires where the diner is.’
  • 59) ‘I had dinner in the diner and noticed that the track from about Paso Robles to Salinas is really rough.’
  • 60) ‘The diner had begun serving New York passengers before Albany, so some had already eaten.’
  • 61) ‘Of course after I left the diner I went to the third coach were I was sitting and tried to sleep.’
  • 62) ‘By hand signals at the windows we tell daughter and son-in-law we are going to the diner.’
  • 63) ‘However, the food in the diner is good as we have found to be generally true on this line.’
  • 64) ‘They have it in the refrigerator and the owner can get it in the diner or by asking a crew member.’
  • 65) ‘It also includes a diner, buffet car and lounge.’
  • 66) ‘They walked around for about an hour before settling into a booth at the diner for coffee and chat.’
  • 67) ‘And all-you-can-eat buffets are as common as roadside diners once were.’
  • 68) ‘There's nothing better than eating at small, greasy roadside diners and sleeping in fleabag motels to let you know you are still alive.’
  • 69) ‘You can almost feel the characters ache as they drive through the heat of the desert, stopping for cigarettes and supper at a roadside diner.’
  • 70) ‘It could've been the coffee he had at a roadside diner or the way he opened the windshield of the car and the scenery and sunshine just washed over him.’
  • 71) ‘The two heroes were sitting at the counter of the local diner.’
  • 72) ‘Before heading home to New York, we stop and eat lunch in a road-side diner.’
  • 73) ‘Jenny asked Amanda as she sat at the counter in the diner a week later.’
  • 74) ‘I noticed Steven giving me a sidelong glance once we were seated in our comfortable booths at the diner.’
  • 75) ‘To the left and all the way to the back of the diner there were booths with fake silver lining and a small jukebox on every table.’
  • 76) ‘She smiled as she helped Justin up the high stool behind the metallic counter of the diner.’
  • 77) ‘They made a quick stop at a small roadside diner for supper.’
  • 78) ‘Even traditional roadside diners were few and far between.’
  • 79) ‘I love eggs Benedict, but have tasted better in countless roadside diners in the States, where the dish is a breakfast staple.’
  • 80) ‘Now I don't say that everything the US does is better than us Brits, but when it comes to roadside diners, they lead the way.’
  • 81) ‘You squint a little at the sickly yellow light of a roadside diner, and rub your fingers against each other, thinking you can feel menu grease on them.’
  • 82) ‘That day we drove east into the desert along Interstate 40, stopping at a roadside diner to eat.’
  • 83) ‘One was a huge tomato, styled in the fashion of a ketchup dispenser in a roadside diner.’
  • 84) ‘In the old days, when wine was as foreign as foie gras to many American diners, maybe restaurateurs felt they could slip those high prices by the embarrassed customer.’
  • 85) ‘We walk about six blocks to a restaurant, more like a diner really, and find a booth.’

Examples

  • 1) What would you have for your last supper?
  • 2) Sometimes there was just lard for supper.
  • 3) You can serve up a bowl of soup for supper and most people will be happy.
  • 4) Many supper clubs are no longer a cheap alternative to eating out.
  • 5) Then they all have a chance to make their own supper using the veg boxes.
  • 6) You can do your own cooking or saunter up to the hotel for supper.
  • 7) We will eat supper together and my boyfriend will probably come over when he has finished work.
  • 8) This light dish is perfect for lunch or supper.
  • 9) These fantastic soups are perfect for afternoon lunches with friends or a simple supper.
  • 10) What meal would be your last supper?
  • 11) Add a touch of luxury to a simple supper and just inhale.
  • 12) Is he making money from supper clubs yet?
  • 13) An easy solution is to make some extra supper and take it to work the next day.
  • 14) The top lawn is dotted with decorative pavilions where they can eat supper and admire the view.
  • 15) The fresh fruit for snacking and vegetables for lunch and supper are your choice.
  • 16) Then get back into your little boat and home to your supper.
  • 17) We guess it's gone beyond sending him to bed without any supper?
  • 18) That beetroot we had for supper last night doesn't half make your s*** red.
  • 19) We're not feeling we have to buy special ingredients when we have people round for supper.
  • 20) Sent him straight to bed without any supper, no doubt.
  • 21) Dancing carried on through the night; supper was served at two in the morning.
  • 22) Afternoon tea shouldn't be confused with high tea, which commonly refers to an early supper.
  • 23) After supper in the hotel 's dining room, we retired to bed.
  • 24) I don't know where the term supper club was coined, or if it is a Wisconsin thang, but I have asked friends out east and none of them have heard of the term.
  • 25) Now the term supper club to me conjures up images of 80yo's and membership cards.
  • 26) Kids say the supper is a huge upgrade over the skimpy snacks.
  • 27) We change our dinner into what you call supper, and we will have the dining table moved out under the trees there.
  • 28) Then they found a small restaurant and got what they called supper, although it was not a very good meal.
  • 29) With this in mind, and perhaps 18 local ears cocked in close attendance, when I reached the head of the Golden Fry queue I heard myself round off the word 'supper' in a ridiculous thrumming roll.
  • 30) ‘It was obviously meant for family meals or private informal suppers with friends.’
  • 31) ‘Originating in London, the spa towns and developing seaside resorts to provide entertainment for their seasonal influx of visitors, Assemblies consisted of a concert followed by dancing, card games and a light supper.’
  • 32) ‘They will be greeted with a light supper before heading to the local pub for a drink.’
  • 33) ‘Traditional Spanish tapas bars serve meat, cheese, tortillas and salads as the light evening supper, and Spanish wine flows freely, as does olive oil.’
  • 34) ‘The tour will be from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by a light supper and social hour.’
  • 35) ‘Card tables were set up, a good supper was enjoyed and plenty of gossip ensued.’
  • 36) ‘She'll be having her supper on a tray, watching the sundown birds.’
  • 37) ‘The three carried their supper into the living room and after a few mouthfuls of tea, picked up their instruments.’
  • 38) ‘Two of her four children were in their locked bedroom, waiting for their supper.’
  • 39) ‘You might just end up without any supper for the evening.’
  • 40) ‘He chooses times of day when the lights are just coming on, twilight or early evening, when people are still awake, maybe congregating in a single room for supper or to watch TV.’
  • 41) ‘Then he'd play catch with his son for 15 or 20 or 30 minutes before supper.’
  • 42) ‘He sits there for a while, but a nurse comes along and makes him get some supper.’
  • 43) ‘After they eat supper, they argue over the remnants of the basket of mushrooms.’
  • 44) ‘But then his mom told him to clean his room and get washed up for supper.’
  • 45) ‘They had all eaten poisonous mushrooms for supper, except the boy, who was denied supper as a punishment, because he had misbehaved.’
  • 46) ‘But his hymn to a vanishing craft is somewhat undercut by his ruthlessly unsentimental portrait of the human cost it exacted and of the appalling risks men endured so that others could enjoy a fish supper.’
  • 47) ‘For the price of a fish supper, you can be in a public space with them, sometimes so close you can actually smell the fear!’
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