Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is in the habit of dining from home, and in company; one who accepts many invitations to dinner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who often takes his dinner away from home, or in company.
“Liza Littlehawk for The Wall Street Journal Chicago's Topolobampo, an Obama favorite As far as we could determine, Sen. McCain is a regular-guy diner-out, happy to follow Arizona custom with a Tex-Mex combo platter but also loyal to the modestly adventurous gourmet food available near his ranch in the high desert north of Phoenix.”
“As a frequent visitor to your country and perforce a frequent diner-out, I admit to being "stumped," as we say in Australia (where, incidentally, much of our beef is grass-fed).”
“A miserly diner-out who decided to stage a dinner borrowed Clouet from the duke “to prepare and superintend” the meal.”
“Cast in a form appropriate to the recollections of a diner-out, they still lead one to ask such questions as: What is art?”
“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.”
“Particularly has the soup-spoon its Scylla and Charybdis, and if a careless eater make a hissing sound as he eats his soup, the well-bred diner-out looks round with dismay.”
“I never believe a statement made by a too-accurate man one bit more quickly than one made by a genial, entertaining diner-out.”
“Munden was a willing diner-out, and his conviviality made him a welcome guest at any board.”
“He possesses two valuable qualifications in a diner-out -- an excellent appetite, and a habit of eating fast, consequently the meal is soon over.”
“To be jocose is not the sole requisite of him who would fain be a universal diner-out.”
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