from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The time of day during which supper is usually eaten.
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- n. The time when supper takes place.
- n. The time when supper is ready.
- n. supper hour, the hour between 18h00 and 19h00
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
"This house belongs to my great-aunt; you will meet her at suppertime, which is six."
Instead, that dear man created a large, personalized, full-color portrait of Snoopy's "suppertime" routine.
It's been forever since you last saw the sun, you have no idea what the idea of "suppertime" is anymore, and you have a personal vendetta against all banking institutions which are open only in the narrow window during it is imperative that you sleep.
Artichokes were great suppertime treats in our household, and happily, we lived near the self-proclaimed Artichoke Capital of the World, Castroville.
Tea-terrorists in the morning, tea-terrorists in the evening, tea-terrorists at suppertime …
I'd smelled that malodor of skunk in the air, just a hint of it, around suppertime.
At suppertime, Wendell says, Can you pass the potatoes, Ivan?
Now it is suppertime and Mamma is pacing in front of the window.
May Amelia, put that cat and those kittens in the barn, or she will be floating down the Nasel by suppertime, Mamma says.
You have witnessed more than your fair share of drama – you've survived a fire, a flood, four children, five grandchildren, and had more cutlery thrown on you in suppertime teenage angst than you deserve.