dinner noun definition in Dining out topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Dining out topic
[uncountable, countable] the main meal of the day, eaten either in the middle of the day or in the evening It's time for dinner. When do you have dinner? What time do you serve dinner? Let's invite them to dinner tomorrow. What shall we have for dinner tonight? It's your turn to cook dinner. She didn't eat much dinner. I never eat a big dinner. Christmas dinner a three-course dinner I'd like to take you out to dinner tonight. (British English) school dinners (= meals provided at school in the middle of the day)