from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A light evening meal when dinner is taken at midday.
- n. A light meal eaten before going to bed.
- n. A dance or social affair where supper is served.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Food consumed before going to bed.
- n. Any meal eaten in the evening; dinner eaten in the evening, rather than at noon.
- n. A drinker, especially one who drinks slowly (i.e., one who sups).
- v. To consume a snack before retiring.
- v. To eat dinner (see above).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A meal taken at the close of the day; the evening meal.
- intransitive v. To take supper; to sup.
- transitive v. To supply with supper.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The evening meal; the last repast of the day; specifically, a meal taken after dinner, whether dinner is served comparatively early or in the evening; in the Bible, the principal meal of the day—a late dinner (the later Roman cena, Greek
- To take supper; sup.
- To give supper to.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a social gathering where a light evening meal is served
- n. a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
I don't know where the term supper club was coined, or if it is a Wisconsin thang, but I have asked friends out east and none of them have heard of the term.
Now the term supper club to me conjures up images of 80yo's and membership cards.
Kids say the supper is a huge upgrade over the skimpy snacks.
We change our dinner into what you call supper, and we will have the dining table moved out under the trees there.
Then they found a small restaurant and got what they called supper, although it was not a very good meal.
With this in mind, and perhaps 18 local ears cocked in close attendance, when I reached the head of the Golden Fry queue I heard myself round off the word 'supper' in a ridiculous thrumming roll.
The dinner differs not at all from the breakfast, and the afternoon repast, which they term supper, is equally substantial.”
The dinner differs not at all from the breakfast, and the afternoon repast, which they term supper, is equally substantial. "
He has so much going on, especially things that are insignificant to the people that are looking where their supper is comming from tonight, he cannot even keep up with the details.
This supper is inspired by Last Dinner on the Titanic by Rich Archbold and Dana McCauley, which also gives instructions on how to create dining on that fateful voyage.