Din"ner (?), n. [F. diner, fr. diner to dine. See Dine.]
The principal meal of the day, eaten by most people about midday, but by many (especially in cities) at a later hour.
An entertainment; a feast.
A grand political dinner.
⇒ 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.
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