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noun, plural din·ers-out.
  1. a person who dines out.
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Origin of diner-out

1800–10; dine out + -er1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for diner-out

Historical Examples

  • Did you ever meet a diner-out of sufficient strength of mind to ask for "cabbage?"

    Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)


  • But he no longer figures as a diner-out, and indeed, I believe from that notoriety he always seceded.

    Maria Edgeworth

    Helen Zimmern

  • The Symposium of Xenophon furnishes curious matter on the professional joker and diner-out as he existed at Athens.

  • A diner-out must be able to hold his own in a conversation in which all sorts of distant, as well as near, contributors take part.


    Mary Greer Conklin

  • That he is an extraordinary writer of small poetry, and a diner-out of the highest metre, I do most readily admit.'