What does diner mean?

Definitions for dinerˈdaɪ nər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word diner.

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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Numerology

  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Malcolm X:

    Sitting at the table doesn't make you a diner, unless you eat some of what's on that plate. Being here in America doesn't make you an American. Being born here in America doesn't make you an American.

  2. Keith Ellison:

    I love the donors and we thank them, but it has to be that the guys in the barber shop, the lady at the diner, the folks who are worried about whether that plant is going to close, they’ve got to be our focus.

  3. Terry Scullin:

    When four guys walk into a diner wearing tuxedos, people start looking around and we invariably sing a song, we'll walk out of a building and somebody says, 'Why are you guys in tuxedos?' Bang, you sing in the parking lot.

  4. Kevin Madden:

    When you go to a diner or a coffee shop, you'd be surprised how often patrons will offer you a doughnut, a piece of pie, something that is deep-fried, has sugar on it, at the Iowa State Fair, everything is deep-fried and on a stick. It's hard to resist.

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