[ suhp-er-tahym ]

  1. the time at which supper is served, usually between the hours of 5 and 7 p.m.

Origin of suppertime

First recorded in 1325–75, suppertime is from Middle English soper tyme. See supper, time

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

How to use suppertime in a sentence

  • We wont go far, Virginia said, it will be suppertime shortly and I know you wouldnt want to miss it.

  • Camp was not only close, but had not yet reached suppertime, Bud guessed from the well-known range signs.

    Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
  • I used to slip away from home alone, along toward suppertime, and pay the Judge a visit.

    Those Times And These | Irvin S. Cobb
  • You can use the big double room, there are two beds in it, and turn in till suppertime.

  • At suppertime, when Dave Cowan came, he was wetting the shorn sward with spray from a hose.

    The Wrong Twin | Harry Leon Wilson