Definition of 'dinner'
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Banish all talk of guilt from the dinner table. Times, Sunday Times (2017)As festive as a school dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then it's back to the hotels for dinner and an early bed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We've had lunch and dinner a lot of times together. Times, Sunday Times (2017)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. The Sun (2017)My school is by the sea and their school dinners are for me. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On a par with hospital meals and school dinners? The Sun (2012)You soon realise why dinner is so early. The Sun (2016)For many people cheap fried chicken is a staple food for lunch and dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were waiting on the dinner table. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We set about organising golf days and dinners. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Chancellor finds formal dinner parties too tense. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Mum worked as a school dinner lady. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Lunch was a microwave meal and dinner would be a curry. The Sun (2015)We decided on an early dinner in the brasserie. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Politics was a topic around the dinner table. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We chat in the kitchen and during dinner about our day. The Sun (2013)His controversial campaign ten years ago did improve school dinners. The Sun (2015)We were eating dinner à deux in the apartment we had moved into after she married my stepfather. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was not unusual for him to disappear from formal banking dinners to be found at a local joint with journalists. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Meet up with friends for lunch, dinner or clubbing. The Sun (2015)The slim waist shows that he is not a four-course dinner man. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He always goes out to lunch and often dinner, too. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the delectable but lightly plotted play, most of the action happens at the annual club dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No dinner in his honour. The Sun (2010)We give each other gifts, eat dinner at a nice restaurant, and return to my apartment for dessert. Christianity Today (2000)My husband and daughter are now eating home-cooked dinners and a lot of vegetables, which makes me feel good. The Sun (2006)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. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'dinner'
British English: dinner /ˈdɪnə/ NOUN
Dinner is the main meal of the day, eaten in the evening.
She invited us to her house for dinner.
- American English: dinner
- Arabic: عَشَاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: jantar
- Chinese: 正餐
- Croatian: večera
- Czech: večeře
- Danish: middag måltid
- Dutch: diner
- European Spanish: cena IngBrit
- Finnish: päivällinen
- French: dîner
- German: Abendessen
- Greek: δείπνο
- Italian: cena
- Japanese: ディナー
- Korean: 정찬
- Norwegian: middag
- Polish: obiad
- European Portuguese: jantar
- Romanian: cină
- Russian: обед
- Spanish: cena
- Swedish: middag
- Thai: อาหารเย็น
- Turkish: akşam yemeği
- Ukrainian: обід
- Vietnamese: bữa tối
Definition of dinner from the Collins English Dictionary
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