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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English sopere, from Old French soper, from sope (soup). Compare French souper.

NounEdit

supper (countable and uncountable, plural suppers)

  1. Food consumed before going to bed.
  2. Any meal eaten in the evening; dinner eaten in the evening, rather than at noon.
    We normally have supper at 7.
  3. (Scotland, Northern Ireland, slang) A meal from a chip shop consisting of a deep-fried food with chips.
    a pizza supper
    • 2014, Gerald Hansen, An Embarrassment of Riches
      Roisin the savior paraded into the front room with three fish suppers, one sausage supper, one single fish, one single chips, a single sausage, a chicken and chips, and three curry and chips.
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  • Japanese: サパー (sapā)
  • Maori: hapa
  • Welsh: swper
  • Zulu: îsápha
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supper (third-person singular simple present suppers, present participle suppering, simple past and past participle suppered)

  1. To consume a snack before retiring.
  2. To eat dinner (see above).
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Etymology 2Edit

sup +‎ -er

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supper (plural suppers)

  1. A drinker, especially one who drinks slowly (i.e., one who sups).
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supper c

  1. indefinite plural of suppe

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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supper m or f

  1. indefinite plural of suppe

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supper f

  1. indefinite plural of suppe