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dinette a small section of a room, esp. of a kitchen, that is used as an informal dining area; breakfast nook. [2 definitions]
ding to ring or make a sound like that of a bell. [2 definitions]
ding-a-ling (informal) a person who is considered stupid, slow-witted, or foolish.
dingbat (informal) a silly or foolish person.
ding-dong the sound of the repeated strokes of a bell. [2 definitions]
dinghy a small boat used to tend a larger one, usu. as a lifeboat or for short trips to shore and back. [2 definitions]
dingo an Australian species of wild dog.
dingus (informal) an object whose name is forgotten or unknown; thingamajig.
dingy dirty or unkempt, as clothing or a living place; grimy. [2 definitions]
dining the activity of eating a meal, esp. the evening meal or an elegant one.
dining car a railroad car in which meals are served to passengers.
dining room a room, usu. in a home or hotel, where meals are eaten.
dinkey a small locomotive, used in a railroad yard to shift or haul cars.
dinky (informal) very small; insignificant.
dinner the chief meal of the day. [2 definitions]
dinner jacket a man's semiformal jacket for evening wear; tuxedo. [2 definitions]
dinnerless combined form of dinner.
dinner ring a ring set with a gem or group of gemstones, worn by a woman on formal occasions.
dinnertime the time at which dinner is ready, or the period when dinner is being eaten.
dinnerware dishes, glassware, and silverware used in serving a meal. [2 definitions]
dinoflagellate any of an order of single-celled marine organisms, classified variously as algae and protozoa, that have two flagella, are usu. luminescent, and include forms responsible for red tide. [2 definitions]