Definition of dinner service in English:

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dinner service

Pronunciation: /ˈdinər ˌsərvəs/
(also dinner set)


A set of matching dishes for serving a meal.
Example sentences
  • Later dessert flatware, whether matching the dinner service or not, often had extra embellishment in the form of gilding and/or engraving.
  • In January 1866 the retailer E. V. Haughwout hired Lycett to paint additional pieces of the Lincoln dinner service for President Andrew Johnson.
  • In an intriguing story of intertwining histories, 120 pieces from a magnificent dinner service ordered for George III have found their way to Britain.

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Syllabification: din·ner serv·ice

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