Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The time when supper is taken; evening.

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  • noun Alternative form of suppertime.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Uncle Aarno says, Meet me at the boat at supper-time and then he disappears in the press of fishermen.

    The Trouble With May Amelia

  • Uncle Aarno says, Meet me at the boat at supper-time and then he disappears in the press of fishermen.

    The Trouble With May Amelia

  • It was near supper-time again as we reached the inn.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Pompadours of supper-time smoke billowed from chimneys, separating into girlish pigtails as the breeze combed them out, above the slate rooftops.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • At six my brother went down again to my father to say his lessons, and to play till supper-time.

    Life in the Temple Prison

  • You know that fall/winter is here when my food photos take a nosedive: D When supper-time rolls along, it is already dark outside and I have to take pictures in artificial light.

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  • At six my brother went down again to my father to say his lessons, and to play till supper-time.

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  • Now it was supper-time when he entered the city, and it was then impossible to go in to the King or take counsel with him respecting the stranger.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Ishá” = the first watch of the night, twilight, supper-time, supper.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • At last he walked into Clovelly Court again just before supper-time, thin and leg-weary, and sat himself down among the serving-men till Will appeared.

    Westward Ho!

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