|1.||[ noun ] (food) the main meal of the day served in the evening or at midday|
: "dinner will be at 8" "on Sundays they had a large dinner when they returned from church"
|Related terms:||meal high_tea dine|
|2.||[ noun ] (food) a party of people assembled to have dinner together|
"guests should never be late to a dinner party"
|Related terms:||party banquet beanfeast dine|