supper

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French soper. Compare French souper.

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supper (plural suppers)

  1. Food consumed before going to bed.
  2. Any meal eaten in the evening; dinner eaten in the evening, rather than at noon.
  3. (Scotland, Northern Ireland, slang) A meal from a chip shop consisting of a deep-fried food with chips.
    a fish supper; a pizza supper
  4. A drinker, especially one who drinks slowly (i.e., one who sups).

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supper (third-person singular simple present suppers, present participle suppering, simple past and past participle suppered)

  1. To consume a snack before retiring.
  2. To eat dinner (see above).

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supper c

  1. plural indefinite of suppe