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DINER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does diner mean? 

DINER (noun)
  The noun DINER has 3 senses:

1. a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)
2. a passenger car where food is served in transit
3. a restaurant that resembles a dining car

  Familiarity information: DINER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DINER (noun)


Sense 1diner [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("diner" is a kind of...):

eater; feeder (someone who consumes food for nourishment)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "diner"):

carver; cutter (someone who carves the meat)

dining companion; tablemate (someone you dine with)


Sense 2diner [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A passenger car where food is served in transit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

buffet car; dining car; dining compartment; diner

Hypernyms ("diner" is a kind of...):

carriage; coach; passenger car (a railcar where passengers ride)


Sense 3diner [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A restaurant that resembles a dining car

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("diner" is a kind of...):

eating house; eating place; restaurant (a building where people go to eat)


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