follow Dictionary.com

It’s about time. We are now on Instagram!

dinette

[dahy-net] /daɪˈnɛt/
noun
1.
a small space or alcove, often in or near the kitchen, serving as an informal dining area.
2.
Also called dinette set. a small table and set of matching chairs for such a space or alcove.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; Americanism; dine + -ette
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for dinette
  • The kitchen is spacious with room for a small dinette.
British Dictionary definitions for dinette

dinette

/daɪˈnɛt/
noun
1.
an alcove or small area for use as a dining room
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for dinette
n.

1930, from dine + diminutive (or false French) suffix -ette.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for dinette

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for dinette

8
9
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for dinette