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eat·er·y

 (ē′tə-rē)
n. pl. eat·er·ies Informal
A restaurant.

eatery

(ˈiːtərɪ) or

eaterie

n, pl -eries (-ərɪz)
informal a restaurant or eating house

eat•er•y

(ˈi tə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies. Informal.
a restaurant or other commercial establishment serving food.
[1900–05, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eatery - a building where people go to eateatery - a building where people go to eat  
bistro - a small informal restaurant; serves wine
brasserie - a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
brewpub - a combination brewery and restaurant; beer is brewed for consumption on the premises and served along with food
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
cafe, coffee bar, coffee shop, coffeehouse - a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
cafeteria - a restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier
canteen - restaurant in a factory; where workers can eat
mobile canteen, canteen - a restaurant outside; often for soldiers or policemen
diner - a restaurant that resembles a dining car
greasy spoon - a small restaurant specializing in short-order fried foods
grill, grillroom - a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill
hash house - an inexpensive restaurant
lunchroom - a restaurant (in a facility) where lunch can be purchased
rotisserie - a restaurant that specializes in roasted and barbecued meats
chophouse, steakhouse - a restaurant that specializes in steaks
tea parlor, tea parlour, teahouse, tearoom, teashop - a restaurant where tea and light meals are available
restaurant chain - a chain of restaurants
Translations

eatery

[ˈiːtərɪ] N (US) → restaurante m

eatery

[ˈiːtəri] nrestaurant meating apple n (= dessert apple) → pomme f à couteaueating disorder ntroubles mpl de l'alimentation, troubles mpl alimentaireseating habits nplhabitudes fpl alimentaires

eatery

n (hum inf: = restaurant etc) → Esslokal nt, → Fresslokal nt (hum inf)

eatery

[ˈiːtərɪ] n (fam) → posto per mangiare
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