[ UK /dˈɪnɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɪnɝ/ ]
  1. the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday
    on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church
    dinner will be at 8
  2. a party of people assembled to have dinner together
    guests should never be late to a dinner party
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How To Use dinner In A Sentence

  • The experience was a little like being seated next to a cheerful, open-faced fellow on a long airplane flight who begins talking to you - and then never, ever, ever stops, not even when he has his Salisbury steak dinner in his mouth.
  • The dinner was being hosted by a fledgling company he had set up just months before. Times, Sunday Times
  • After dinner, the _renvoi_ of Genet was proposed by himself. Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 4
  • In other words, he was responsible for formal receptions - known as levees - and dinners.
  • Ann rather astonished me by saying how she wouldn't mind a plate of egg and chips prior to leaving for the dinner.
  • He lacks any backbone, as becomes apparent during the toe-curling dinner party that forms the play.
  • The dinner has highlighted the difficulty for the duke and duchess of how careful they should be about where their charitable donations come from. Times, Sunday Times
  • When I was a kid I loved listening to all the shop talk around the breakfast table and dinner table.
  • Lunch was a microwave meal and dinner would be a curry. The Sun
  • I also readily recall those days when we had sweet water - for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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