- the period set aside for eating dinner.
Origin of dinnertime
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Examples from the Web for dinnertime
As dinnertime came and went, he and his wife and two young children, who had traveled to Beijing, had nothing to eat.Activist Chen Guangcheng: Let Me Leave China on Hillary Clinton’s Plane
May 3, 2012
For most of her childhood, Jenna (not her real name) spent dinnertime staring at a plate of food that she refused to touch.Pickiness: The Secret Eating Disorder Nobody’s Talking About
March 1, 2012
He told me I must come at dinnertime, and I promised to do so.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
By dinnertime Rockywold looked like a Saratoga hotel durin' the racin' season.Shorty McCabe
He casually looketh in about dinnertime, when the table is full.
It was dinnertime, so I looked down to see how much more I had to do.Real Ghost Stories
William T. Stead
So from then on until dinnertime our couple had all the chance in the world.Torchy, Private Sec.