shore dinner

  1. a meal consisting chiefly of seafood.

Origin of shore dinner

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby shore dinner Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use shore dinner in a sentence

  • I used to have heart trouble so bad I'd breathe like a fish at a shore dinner—and look at me now!

    Just Around the Corner | Fannie Hurst
  • Teddy would rather spend money on Bess than eat a shore dinner.

  • From the Indian we got the original idea of the shore dinner and the barbecue, the planked shad and the hoecake.

    Cobb's Bill-of-Fare | Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb