Diner

usgb/ˈdaɪnər/Volume
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Eating ContextPlay
Use 'diner' to refer to someone who is actively eating, not just present in a restaurant. SlideThe diners at table four ordered the chef's special.
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Not Always CustomersPlay
'Diner' can refer to anyone eating, not necessarily a paying customer. SlideFamily members at a reunion could be referred to as diners.
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Social SettingPlay
'Diner' often implies a social experience, like dining out with friends or family. SlideThe diners were laughing and sharing stories over dinner.