Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.


The dishes, glassware, and silverware used in setting a table for a meal.


(Cookery) articles such as dishes, plates, knives, forks, etc, used at meals


(ˈteɪ bəlˌwɛər)

the dishes, utensils, etc., used at the table.


 the articles used at meals, as dishes, plates, knives, forks, etc., 1832.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tableware - articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)tableware - articles for use at the table (dishes and silverware and glassware)
chopstick - one of a pair of slender sticks used as oriental tableware to eat food with
crockery, dishware - tableware (eating and serving dishes) collectively
eating utensil, cutlery - tableware implements for cutting and eating food
dinnerware - the tableware (plates and platters and serving bowls etc.) used in serving a meal
flatware - tableware that is relatively flat and fashioned as a single piece
glassware, glasswork - an article of tableware made of glass
gold plate - tableware that is plated with gold
table service, service - tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
silver plate - tableware that is plated with silver
silverware - tableware made of silver or silver plate or pewter or stainless steel
table - a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"
tea service, tea set - a set of china or silverware for serving tea
ware - articles of the same kind or material; usually used in combination: `silverware', `software'


[ˈteɪblwɛəʳ] Nvajilla f, servicio m de mesa


[ˈteɪbəlwɛər] narticles mpl de tabletable wine nvin m de table


[ˈteɪblˌwɛəʳ] nservizi mpl da tavola
References in periodicals archive ?
LONDON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Tableware in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Dinnerware, Flatware, Glassware, and Crystalware.
Lisha Mohamed, manager at Al Zaher General Facilities Supply LLC explains why hotels should invest in Miotto tableware
I've found some fab retro US tableware I've found some fab retro US tableware to give you that authentic diner feeling.
com/research/l3cjpr/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Stainless Steel Tableware and Kitchenware Industry" report to their offering.
ALTHOUGH many people would disagree with me, I find multi-coloured tableware distracting.
That is why Earth's Natural Alternative has launched a complete line of eco-friendly tableware and paper goods that are made from annually renewable straw fibers.
com)-- Earth's Natural Alternative[TM] today announced the launch of complete lines of eco-friendly tableware and paper goods lines.
is stepping up its sales pitch for its Western tableware in China's nascent market, where most people use dishes designed for Chinese cuisine.
Tableware manufacturer Steelite International has seen sales rise by more than 14 per cent - and is set to take on more staff to cope with rising demand.
Villeroy & Boch, the European premium brand, recently re-opened its newly-refurbished tableware store at the Mall of the Emirates.
MAXWELL & Williams is loved the world over for its classic white restaurant tableware.
PRETTY tableware is something that always attracts compliments when friends pop round for a cup of tea.