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dinner lady

  

      n     (Brit)   a female cook or canteen worker in a school  
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dinner  
      n  
1    a meal taken in the evening  
2    a meal taken at midday, esp. when it is the main meal of the day; lunch  
3   
a    a formal evening meal, as of a club, society, etc.  
b    a public banquet in honour of someone or something  
4    a complete meal at a fixed price in a restaurant; table d'hôte  
5    modifier   of, relating to, or used at dinner  
dinner plate, dinner table, dinner hour     
6    do like a dinner   usually passive     (Austral)  
informal   to do for, overpower, or outdo  
     (C13: from Old French disner; see dine)  


dinner-dance  
      n   a formal dinner followed by dancing  
dinner jacket  
      n   a man's semiformal evening jacket without tails, usually black with a silk facing over the collar and lapels,   (Abbrevs.)    DJ, dj     (U.S. and Canadian name)    tuxedo  
dinner lady  
      n     (Brit)   a female cook or canteen worker in a school  
dinner service  
      n   a set of matching plates, dishes, etc., suitable for serving a meal to a certain number of people  
progressive dinner  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z.)   a meal in which each course is served at the home of a different person  

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dinner

  
  
banquet, beanfeast     (Brit. informal)   blowout     (slang)   collation, feast, main meal, meal, refection, repast, spread     (informal)  

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