suppertime


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sup·per·time

 (sŭp′ər-tīm′)
n.
The time of day when supper is usually eaten.

suppertime

(ˈsʌpətaɪm)
n
1. (Cookery) the early part of the evening when people have their main evening meal
2. (Cookery) the part of the night just before people go to bed, when they have a simple meal or snack
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suppertime - the customary or habitual hour for the evening mealsuppertime - the customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
mealtime - the hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten
Translations

suppertime

[ˈsʌpətaɪm] Nhora f de cenar
References in classic literature ?
He did not speak to her again till suppertime, when he saw her drinking champagne with Ned and his friend Fisher, who were behaving `like a pair of fools', as Laurie said to himself, for he felt a brotherly sort of right to watch over the Marches and fight their battles whenever a defender was needed.
It was just suppertime, and the farmer was washing his hands at the kitchen door.
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To make society/ The sweeter welcome, we will keep ourself/ Till suppertime alone.
At suppertime, he left the cake untouched so they could cut it and have dessert with him.
Suppertime came and, as usual, my dad Tough Guy slid his favorite fold-up camping chair to the head of the table.
It's a lovely suppertime snack or the first course of a fancy dinner.
I'd never been on a train before," he recalls of that day 75 years ago, "and I was really excited about it, thinking I'd be back by suppertime.
We hit the dock running, caught a tram to the cabin, hoped our stuff was enough and fanned out in all directions, until suppertime catching everything but up.
Using German frankfurters in our sausage and mixed bean cassoulet gives a lovely smoky flavour to a quick suppertime dish.
He thought adultery was a criminal offence; he would go home from Parliament to say prayers at suppertime with his children; and he famously stood up to the Prince Regent in the "Delicate Investigation," at one point risking his political future by printing at his own expense five thousand copies of a formal report on the Prince of Wales's conduct and threatening to publish it if the Prince did not cease his efforts to exclude the Princess from Court.
He is never more self-possessed than during a whiskey-fueled suppertime argument among the former comrades about Syria's civil war -- specifically whether to support the nominally secular regime or the increasingly Islamist-looking opposition.