dinette

See also: dînette

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

dine +‎ -ette

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dinette (plural dinettes)

  1. A small space within a dwelling, usually alongside a kitchen, used for informal dining; a dining alcove or nook.
    The condominium lacks a proper dining room, but has a cosy dinette.
  2. (US, military, informal) A submarine's mess hall.
  3. Furniture for an indoor informal dining space, usually consisting of chairs and a small table.
    We purchased a new dinette yesterday.
  4. (obsolete) A preliminary dinner; luncheon.

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ReferencesEdit

  • dinette”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • Random House Webster's Unabridged Electronic Dictionary, 1987-1996.