Definition of Supper

1. Noun. A light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime.

Specialized synonyms: Passover Supper, Seder
Generic synonyms: Meal, Repast
Derivative terms: Sup



2. Noun. A social gathering where a light evening meal is served. "Her suppers often included celebrities"
Generic synonyms: Social Affair, Social Gathering
Derivative terms: Sup

Definition of Supper

1. n. A meal taken at the close of the day; the evening meal.

2. v. i. To take supper; to sup.

3. v. t. To supply with supper.

Definition of Supper

1. Noun. Food consumed before going to bed. ¹

2. Noun. Any meal eaten in the evening; dinner eaten in the evening, rather than at noon. ¹

3. Noun. A drinker, especially one who drinks slowly (i.e., one who sups). ¹

4. Verb. To consume a snack before retiring. ¹

5. Verb. To eat dinner (see above). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Supper

1. an evening meal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Supper

supinity
suplex
suplexes
suppage
supparasitation
supparasitations
suppawn
suppawns
suppeago
supped
suppedanea
suppedaneous
suppedaneum
suppeditation
suppeditations
supper (current term)
supper-hour
supper-time
supper-times
supper club
supper hour
supper time
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supperhour
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suppertime
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Literary usage of Supper

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1. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"And the Now supper was ready, the table spread, and all things set on the board ; so they sat down and did supper. "' Interpreter did usually entertain ..."

2. Biblical Theology of the New Testament by Bernhard Weiss, David Eaton, James E. Duguid (1882)
"The Lord's supper. If the ground of the new life of the Christian is laid in baptism, the Lord's supper serves to its further nourishment. ..."

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