What does diner mean?

Definitions for dinerˈdaɪ nər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. diner(noun)

    a person eating a meal (especially in a restaurant)

  2. dining car, diner, dining compartment, buffet car(noun)

    a passenger car where food is served in transit

  3. diner(noun)

    a restaurant that resembles a dining car


  1. diner(Noun)

    Agent noun of dine; one who dines; one who eats a meal, especially dinner.

    When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere. uE000115112uE001Calvin Trillin

  2. diner(Noun)

    A small and inexpensive type of restaurant which is modelled to resemble a dining car.

  3. diner(Noun)

    A railroad dining car.

    The diner is everybody's kitchen. uE000115113uE001Richard Gutman

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diner(noun)

    one who dines


  1. Diner

    A diner is a prefabricated restaurant building characteristic of North America, especially in the Midwest, in New York City, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and in other areas of the Northeastern United States, although examples can be found throughout the United States, Canada and parts of Western Europe. Some people apply the term not only to the prefabricated structures, but also to restaurants that serve cuisine similar to traditional diner cuisine even if they are located in more traditional types of buildings. Diners are characterized by offering a wide range of foods, mostly American, a casual atmosphere, a counter, and late operating hours. "Classic American Diners" are often characterized by an exterior layer of stainless steel—a feature unique to diner architecture. In recent years, Denny's has re-branded many of its locations as Denny's Diner and has used nostalgic decor as a theme for these locations.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of diner in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of diner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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