din"ner(?), n. [F. dner, fr. dner to dine. See Dine.] 1. 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.
2. An entertainment; a feast.
A grand political dinner.Tennyson.
Dinner is much used, in an obvious sense, either adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as,
dinner time, or
dinner hour, etc.
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