dinnertime

noun
the customary or habitual hour for the evening meal (Freq. 2)
Syn: ↑suppertime
Hypernyms: ↑mealtime

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: the time at which it is customary to eat dinner

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/din"euhr tuym'/, n.
the period set aside for eating dinner.
[1325-75; ME. See DINNER, TIME]

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dinnertime UK [ˈdɪnə(r)ˌtaɪm] US [ˈdɪnərˌtaɪm] noun [singular]
the time of day when you usually eat dinner
Thesaurus: times in the evening or nighthyponym happening at night and related to nightsynonym

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  • dinnertime — [din′ər tīm΄] n. the usual time for serving or eating dinner …   English World dictionary

  • Dinnertime — This article is about the musical album. For other uses, see Dinner Time (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Supper, Suppertime, or Supper Time. Dinnertime …   Wikipedia

  • dinnertime — [[t]dɪ̱nə(r)taɪm[/t]] also dinner time N UNCOUNT: oft prep N Dinnertime is the period of the day when most people have their dinner. The telephone call came shortly before dinnertime. ...Sunday dinnertime …   English dictionary

  • dinnertime — din|ner|time [ˈdınətaım US ər ] n [U] the time when you usually have dinner, especially in the middle of the day ▪ Do you want to go for a drink at dinnertime? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dinnertime — noun (singular) the time when you usually have dinner, especially in the middle of the day: He always seems to call me at dinnertime …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dinnertime — noun Date: 14th century the customary time for dinner …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dinnertime — /din euhr tuym /, n. the period set aside for eating dinner. [1325 75; ME. See DINNER, TIME] * * * …   Universalium

  • dinnertime — noun a) The time when dinner takes place. b) The time when dinner is ready. Syn: suppertime See Also: dinner, time …   Wiktionary

  • dinnertime — din|ner|time [ dınər,taım ] noun singular the time of day when you usually eat DINNER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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