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[dahy-ner-out] /ˈdaɪ nərˈaʊt/
noun, plural diners-out.
a person who dines out.
Origin of diner-out
1800-10; dine out + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Boswell, with all his experience, never attained the mellow Sadduceeism of the diner-out.

    James Boswell William Keith Leask
  • Did you ever meet a diner-out of sufficient strength of mind to ask for "cabbage?"

  • He is a diner-out of the first-rate currency, when in town; being invited to one place because he has been seen at another.

    Bracebridge Hall Washington Irving
  • But he no longer figures as a diner-out, and indeed, I believe from that notoriety he always seceded.

    Maria Edgeworth Helen Zimmern
  • But the real restaurant district for the diner-out hardly begins south of Madison square.

  • The Symposium of Xenophon furnishes curious matter on the professional joker and diner-out as he existed at Athens.

  • He was quite a diner-out in London, and a great favorite wherever he went.

    Home Life of Great Authors Hattie Tyng Griswold
  • That he is an extraordinary writer of small poetry, and a diner-out of the highest metre, I do most readily admit.'

  • A diner-out must be able to hold his own in a conversation in which all sorts of distant, as well as near, contributors take part.

    Conversation Mary Greer Conklin
  • That he was an extraordinary writer of small poetry, and a diner-out of the highest lustre, I do most readily admit.

    Books and Authors Anonymous

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