Associations to the word «Supper»


SUPPER, noun. Food consumed before going to bed.
SUPPER, noun. Any meal eaten in the evening; dinner eaten in the evening, rather than at noon.
SUPPER, noun. (Scotland) (Northern Ireland) (slang) A meal from a chip shop consisting of a deep-fried food with chips.
SUPPER, noun. A drinker, especially one who drinks slowly (i.e., one who sups).
SUPPER, verb. To consume a snack before retiring.
SUPPER, verb. To eat dinner (see above).
SUPPER CLUB, noun. (US) A dining establishment that also functions as a social club.
SUPPER CLUBS, noun. Plural of supper club
SUPPER HOUR, noun. Suppertime, the hour in which the supper meal takes place
SUPPER HOUR, noun. The hour from 18h00 (6 p.m.) to 19h00 (7 p.m.)
SUPPER TIME, noun. Alternative form of suppertime

Dictionary definition

SUPPER, noun. A light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime.
SUPPER, noun. A social gathering where a light evening meal is served; "her suppers often included celebrities".

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