supper

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 /ˈsʌpəʳ/



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
sup•per /ˈsʌpɚ/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. the evening meal, often the principal meal of the day, esp. one taken in the evening: [countable]delicious meatless suppers.[uncountable]Come over for supper next Monday.
  2. [countable] an evening social event at which a supper is served to raise money for a church, charity, etc.:a church supper.
See dinner.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
sup•per  (supər), 
n. 
  1. the evening meal, often the principal meal of the day.
  2. any light evening meal, esp. one taken late in the evening:an after-the-theater supper.

adj. 
  • of or pertaining to supper:the supper dishes.
  • for, during, or including supper:a supper party.
  • Etymology:
    • Old French souper, noun, nominal use of souper to sup1
    • Middle English sup(p)er 1225–75
    supper•less, adj. 


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    supper /ˈsʌpə/ n
    1. an evening meal, esp a light one
    2. an evening social event featuring a supper
    3. sing for one's supperto obtain something by performing a service
    Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French soper; see sup1

    ˈsupperless adj



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