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din·er

 (dī′nər)
n.
1. One that dines: midnight diners enjoying the meal after the theater.
2. A dining car.
3. A small, usually inexpensive restaurant with a long counter and booths, sometimes housed in a building designed to resemble a dining car.

diner

(ˈdaɪnə)
n
1. (Commerce) a person eating a meal, esp in a restaurant
2. (Commerce) chiefly US and Canadian a small restaurant, often at the roadside
3. (Commerce) a fashionable bar, or a section of one, where food is served

din•er

(ˈdaɪ nər)

n.
1. a person who dines.
3. a restaurant shaped like a dining car.
4. an inexpensive restaurant.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diner - a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)diner - a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
cutter, carver - someone who carves the meat
eater, feeder - someone who consumes food for nourishment
dining companion, tablemate - someone you dine with
2.diner - a passenger car where food is served in transitdiner - a passenger car where food is served in transit
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
3.diner - a restaurant that resembles a dining car
eatery, eating house, eating place, restaurant - a building where people go to eat

diner

noun
1. (Chiefly U.S. & Canad.) café, restaurant, bistro, cafeteria, trattoria, tearoom, eatery or eaterie I ducked into a diner where I sometimes stop for coffee.
2. customer, guest, client, eater, feaster, banqueter, gourmand, picnicker They sat in a corner, away from the other diners.
Translations
عَرَبَة مَطْعَم في سِكَّة حَديدمَتَناوِل الطَّعام في المَطْعَممَطْعَم بَسِيطمَطْعَم رَخيص
jídelnajídelní vůzobědvajícívečeřícíbufet
billigt spisestedgæstlille restaurantmiddagsgæstspisevogn
ruokailija
restaurant
étkezõ emberút menti étterem
maîur sem situr aî snæîingiveitingavagn
食事する人
식사 손님
malá reštaurácia
middagsgäst
ร้านอาหารเล็กๆ
küçük lokantalokanta müşterisilokantada yemek yiyen kişiyemek vagonu
quán ăn rẻ tiền

diner

[ˈdaɪnəʳ] N
1. (= person) → comensal mf
2. (Rail) → coche m comedor, vagón m restaurante, buffet m (Peru)
3. (US) (= eating place) → casa f de comidas, lonchería f (LAm); (= transport café) → cafetería f de carretera

diner

[ˈdaɪnər] n
(= person) → dîneur/euse m/f
(US) (= eating place) → petit restaurant m

diner

n
(= person)Speisende(r) mf; (in restaurant) → Gast m
(= café etc)Esslokal nt
(Rail) → Speisewagen m

diner

[ˈdaɪnəʳ] n (person, in restaurant) → cliente m/f (Rail) → carrozza or vagone m ristorante inv (Am) (eating place) → tavola calda

dine

(dain) verb
to have dinner. We shall dine at half-past eight.
ˈdiner noun
1. a person who dines. The diners ran from the restaurant when the fire started.
2. a restaurant car on a train.
3. (American) a small inexpensive restaurant.
ˈdining-room noun
a room used mainly for eating in.
ˈdining table noun
a table round which people sit to eat.
dine on
to have for one's dinner. They dined on lobster and champagne.
dine out
to have dinner somewhere other than one's own house eg in a restaurant or at the house of friends etc.

diner

مَطْعَم بَسِيط jídelna lille restaurant Speisender πελάτης εστιατορίου cafetería ruokailija diner restaurant ristorante economico 食事する人 식사 손님 eethuisje middagsgjest jadłodajnia pequeno restaurante, restaurante pequeno закусочная middagsgäst ร้านอาหารเล็กๆ lokanta müşterisi quán ăn rẻ tiền 廉价餐馆
References in classic literature ?
My valet was all impatience to follow them; and was as fidgety about my dilatory movements as a diner out waiting hat in hand at the bottom of the stairs for some lagging companion.
For I must remark, Thrasymachus, if you will recall what was previously said, that although you began by defining the true physician in an exact sense, you did not observe a like exactness when speaking of the shepherd; you thought that the shepherd as a shepherd tends the sheep not with a view to their own good, but like a mere diner or banqueter with a view to the pleasures of the table; or, again, as a trader for sale in the market, and not as a shepherd.
Some diners have wine too upon the table, and in the pauses of thinking what a divine mystery dinner is, they eat.
The waiters had to press dishes upon the diners' notice; and the diners had to draw the attention of waiters, for they were all absorbed in looking at the storm.
Laughter bubbled among the diners, and the Bishop caught himself smiling at more than one jest.
Diners, heimgangers, shop-girls, confidence men, panhandlers, actors, highwaymen, millionaires and outlanders hurried, skipped, strolled, sneaked, swaggered and scurried by me; but I took no note of them.
Once she crept into the dining-room and found it empty, though a partly finished meal was on the table and chairs and plates looked as if they had been hastily pushed back when the diners rose suddenly for some reason.
I did not waste time in circling the great board--with a single leap I cleared table and diners and sprang upon the balcony beyond.
She listened carelessly to his remarks, with her eyes on other diners, and made no pretence that she was interested in him.
I am fuller than ever was the whoreson bitch that bore you;" and passing from words to deeds, he caught up a loaf that was near him and sent it full in the goatherd's face, with such force that he flattened his nose; but the goatherd, who did not understand jokes, and found himself roughly handled in such good earnest, paying no respect to carpet, tablecloth, or diners, sprang upon Don Quixote, and seizing him by the throat with both hands would no doubt have throttled him, had not Sancho Panza that instant come to the rescue, and grasping him by the shoulders flung him down on the table, smashing plates, breaking glasses, and upsetting and scattering everything on it.
After the soup the maid brought a boiled fowl--a piece of magnificence which caused the eyes of the diners to dilate in such a manner that they seemed ready to burst.
And still, as at first, howsoever, the dining circle widens, it is to be observed that all the diners are consistent in appearing to go to the Veneerings, not to dine with Mr and Mrs Veneering (which would seem to be the last thing in their minds), but to dine with one another.