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dinner


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dinner  \Din"ner\,  n.  [F.  d[^i]ner,  fr  d[^i]ner  to  dine.  See 
  {Dine}.] 
  1.  The  principal  meal  of  the  day  eaten  by  most  people  about 
  midday,  but  by  many  (especially  in  cities)  at  a  later 
  hour. 
 
  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, 
  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dinner 
  n  1:  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:  a  party  of  people  assembled  to  have  dinner  together;  "guests 
  should  never  be  late  to  a  dinner  party"  [syn:  {dinner 
  party}] 




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