Origin of diner
Related Wordsbistro, saloon, booth, grill, dump, facility, canteen, concession, tearoom, lunchroom, automat, eatery
Examples from the Web for diner
During that weekend, he writes, he met a two girls in a diner.School Shooters Love This Pickup Artist Website
December 5, 2014
“There are various iterations of my life out there,” says Billy Hayes, digging into his Eggs Benedict at a Manhattan diner.The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler
November 14, 2014
In the new world order where every diner is a critic, there is a lot of feigned expertise.Do Michelin Stars Still Matter?
May 8, 2014
Still to come are Honeymoon in Vegas, Diner, The Bodyguard, Back to The Future, Beaches and so many more.Is Broadway Being Destroyed by Hollywood?
March 17, 2014
“The mission is to still make it feel like a diner,” Freitag says.Chopped? Amanda Freitag Hopes Not
February 4, 2014
If we get hungry before we reach Los Angeles, we'll patronize the diner.Tabitha's Vacation
Ruth Alberta Brown
I do want to ride on a train, a big train with a sleeper and a diner!Mary Jane's City Home
Clara Ingram Judson
It will surely be interesting if she carries him into the diner.Jane Allen: Center
When he reached the diner the steward was turning down the lights.
Come to think of it, I did see his slicker on another chair in the diner.
- 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
Word Origin and History for diner
"one who dines, 1815," agent noun from dine. Meaning "railway car for eating" is 1890, American English; of restaurants built to resemble dining cars (or in some cases actual converted dining cars) from 1935. The Diner's Club credit card system dates from 1952.