Translation of dinner in Spanish:
noununcountable and countable
- 1.1 (in evening) to eat o have dinner to sit down to dinnerwho's cooking (the) dinner tonight?sentarse a cenarthey've asked us to dinner to go out to dinner¿quién hace hoy la cena?(before noun) dinner guest dinner platesalir a cenar fueraplato (masculine) llano or (Mexico) plano or (in River Plate area also) playo or (Chile) bajo(grande)Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (formal) 1.3 (at midday) to eat o have dinner Sunday/Christmas dinner
- This includes luxury coach, motel accommodation, three breakfasts and dinners plus one lunch.
- They receive subsidised breakfast, lunch and dinners if they have to work late.
- You celebrate cozy dinners and candlelight evenings with family and loved ones.
my children have school dinnersel almuerzo or (especially Spain, Mexico) la comida del domingo/de NavidadI hate school dinnersmis hijos se quedan a comer en el colegiohe's had more girlfriends than you've had hot dinners [colloquial]odio la comida del colegio(before noun) dinner hour¡cambia de novia como de camisa!dinner moneyhora (feminine) del almuerzo or (especially Spain, Mexico) de la comidadinero (masculine) para el almuerzo or (especially Spain, Mexico) para la comida
- The dining hall is usually reserved for the weekly formal dinners and breakfast buffets.
- Our team provides the best quality food to all sizes of events, from corporate dinners to weddings.
- Bacon had to carry on with the reception and dinners in his honour.
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