Definition of dinette in English:


Syllabification: di·nette
Pronunciation: /dīˈnet


1A small room or part of a room used for eating meals.
More example sentences
  • Further aft the main saloon has an L-shaped dinette to port and settee to starboard followed by a good-sized galley to port and navigation station to starboard.
  • A typical layout includes a dinette aft and to port that converts to a small double berth, a settee on the opposite side of the cabin from the dinette and a galley forward of the dinette.
  • Steps from the conservatory lead to a dinette which also has tiled floors and doors leading to the rear garden and patio.
1.1North American A set of table and chairs for a dinette.
More example sentences
  • ‘Towards a better future,’ the magazine proclaimed, as it pictured the hostess sets, lawn chairs, and dinettes the representatives could earn as sales premiums.
  • Sensing it was time to begin, Henry rose from the couch and returned with a chair from the dinette.
  • The room holds two beds, two dressers, a chrome dinette and four chairs.


1930s: formed irregularly from dine + -ette.

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