EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdaɪnɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪnɪŋ

NounEdit

dining (countable and uncountable, plural dinings)

  1. Eating dinner as a social function.
    • 1869, The XIX Century (volume 1, page 6)
      For my own part I preferred to remain with the ship, and I am now glad that I did so, for the welcome we received at Havana; the cheering crowds upon the quay; the friends we met and made; the dinings in and dinings out []
  2. Entertaining someone to dinner.

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

dining

  1. present participle of dine

AnagramsEdit