Supper meaning

sŭpər
A dance or social affair where supper is served.
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An evening social affair at which a meal is served.

A church supper.

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An evening meal.
  • One that is the chief meal of the day.
  • One eaten on a day when the chief meal (called dinner) is served during the middle of the day.
  • A late, usually light, evening meal.
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Supper is a light evening meal.

An example of supper is a turkey sandwich on Thanksgiving night after having eaten a big meal earlier in the day.

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Food consumed before going to bed.
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Any meal eaten in the evening; dinner eaten in the evening, rather than at noon.
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A drinker, especially one who drinks slowly (i.e., one who sups).
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To consume a snack before retiring.
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To eat dinner (see above).
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Origin of supper

  • Middle English from Old French souper to sup, supper sup2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French soper. Compare French souper.

    From Wiktionary