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dinette

[ dahy-net ]

noun

  1. a small space or alcove, often in or near the kitchen, serving as an informal dining area.
  2. Also called dinette set. a small table and set of matching chairs for such a space or alcove.


dinette

/ daɪˈnɛt /

noun

  1. an alcove or small area for use as a dining room


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Word History and Origins

Origin of dinette1

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30; dine + -ette

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Example Sentences

Between the two is a living space with a U-shaped dinette on one side and a galley and sofa on the other.

One example is the dinette table, which swivels to allow whoever is seated in the middle of the U-shaped booth to get out without anyone else having to get up.

Her brown eyes, roving about the spick and span little dinette, took in every detail.

Ignoring the invitation, Mr. Franklin entered the dinette, blocking the doorway.

The girls seemed to gather in the dinette and we sat around in the living room, talking.

He went from dinette to kitchen to bedroom to living room, turning off each set individually.

She punched a button and a dinette table popped out of the wall.

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Dinesen, Isakding