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diner

[ dahy-ner ]
/ ˈdaɪ nər /
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noun

a person who dines.
a railroad dining car.
a restaurant built like such a car.
a small, informal, and usually inexpensive restaurant.

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Origin of diner

First recorded in 1800–10; dine + -er1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH diner

diner , dinner
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British Dictionary definitions for diner

diner
/ (ˈdaɪnə) /

noun

a person eating a meal, esp in a restaurant
mainly US and Canadian a small restaurant, often at the roadside
a fashionable bar, or a section of one, where food is served
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