/ˈdınɚˌtaım/ noun [noncount]
: the usual time for dinner

I hate getting phone calls at dinnertime.

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  • din|ner — «DIHN uhr», noun. 1. the main meal of the day. On weekdays, dinner is usually eaten in the evening. A Sunday dinner is usually eaten in the afternoon. »In the city we have dinner at night, but in the country we have dinner at noon. 2. a formal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dinnertime — din|ner|time [ˈdınətaım US ər ] n [U] the time when you usually have dinner, especially in the middle of the day ▪ Do you want to go for a drink at dinnertime? …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dinnertime — din|ner|time [ dınər,taım ] noun singular the time of day when you usually eat DINNER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • After-dinner — Aft er din ner, n. The time just after dinner. An after dinner s sleep. Shak. [Obs.] a. Following dinner; post prandial; as, an after dinner nap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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