1. dining

noun. ['ˈdaɪnɪŋ'] the act of eating dinner.


  • Dutch treat
  • feeding

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Rhymes with Dining

  • redesigning
  • redefining
  • vanhyning
  • reclining
  • reassigning
  • realigning
  • declining
  • confining
  • combining
  • resigning
  • refining
  • divining
  • designing
  • defining
  • whining
  • twining
  • opining
  • brining
  • breining
  • assigning
  • aligning
  • affining
  • wining
  • vining
  • signing
  • shining
  • pining
  • mining
  • lining
  • fining

How do you pronounce dining?

Pronounce dining as ˈdaɪnɪŋ.

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Sentences with dining

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
A free hot breakfast including Jimmy Dean breakfast sandwiches is served daily in the lobby dining area.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The inn also has a dining room and sitting room with satellite television.

Quotes about dining

1. In our fast-forward culture, we have lost the art of eating well. Food is often little more than fuel to pour down the hatch while doing other stuff - surfing the Web, driving, walking along the street. Dining al desko is now the norm in many workplaces. All of this speed takes a toll. Obesity, eating disorders and poor nutrition are rife.
- Carl Honore

2. I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid post, which any human power can give.
- Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

3. We made love like a goat has four legs like a table. If your dining room table can walk, it’s best to eat while sitting in wheelchairs.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. dining-room_attendant

noun. someone employed to provide service in a dining room.


  • server
  • waiter's assistant
  • maitre d'
  • restaurant attendant
  • maitre d'hotel
  • captain
  • busboy
  • headwaiter
  • waiter


  • nonworker
  • follower
  • mistress
  • slave driver

3. dining-room_table

noun. dining-room furniture consisting of a table on which meals can be served.


  • dining-room
  • board
  • dining table
  • dining-room furniture


  • get off
  • disembark
  • live out
  • starve

4. dining-hall

noun. a large room at a college or university; used especially for dining.


  • dining-room
  • high table
  • refectory

5. dining-room

noun. a room used for dining.


  • dining room
  • abode
  • home
  • buffet
  • mess hall
  • dining-room table
  • habitation
  • dining-hall
  • sideboard
  • mess
  • triclinium
  • counter
  • domicile
  • dwelling house
  • room


  • orderliness
  • order
  • refrain
  • neutral

6. dining-room_furniture

noun. furniture intended for use in a dining room.


  • piece of furniture
  • dining-room table
  • article of furniture