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1. supper

noun. ['ˈsʌpɝ'] a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime.

Synonyms

  • Passover supper
  • repast
  • meal

Etymology

  • soper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • soupper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Rhymes with Supper

  • scupper
  • tupper
  • kupper

How do you pronounce supper?

Pronounce supper as ˈsəpər.

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Sentences with supper


1. Noun, singular or mass
Let your dog track down his supper and eat what he finds.

2. Adjective
At under 100 calories a serving, these turnip fries make for a smart supper side dish.

Quotes about supper


1. Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
- Francis Bacon

2. Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
- Francis Bacon

3. The philosopher Diogenes was eating bread and lentils for supper. He was seen by the philosopher Aristippus, who lived comfortably by flattering the king. Said Aristippus, 'If you would learn to be subservient to the king you would not have to live on lentils.'Said [author:Diogenes|3213618, 'Learn to live on lentils and you will not have to be subservient to the king".
- Anthony de Mello

2. supper

noun. ['ˈsʌpɝ'] a social gathering where a light evening meal is served.

Synonyms

  • social affair

Etymology

  • soper (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • soupper (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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