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diner

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See also dîner

English

Etymology

See dine and -er

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Noun

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diner

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  1. Agent noun of dine; one who dines; one who eats a meal, especially dinner.
    When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere. –Calvin Trillin
  2. A small and inexpensive type of restaurant which is modelled to resemble a dining car.
  3. A railroad dining car.
    The diner is everybody's kitchen. –Richard Gutman

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Catalan

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ca:Template:lang:la derivations]] denarius

Noun

diner

  1. money

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