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"diner" in British English

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dinernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdaɪ.nər/  us   /ˈdaɪ.nɚ/
someone who is ​eating a ​meal, ​especially in a ​restaurant
in the US, a ​smallinformal and ​inexpensiverestaurant, often at the ​side of the ​road
(Definition of diner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diner" in American English

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dinernoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑɪ·nər/
someone who ​eats a ​meal, esp. in a ​restaurant: He comes in very early – he’s an early diner.
A diner is a ​cheap, ​informalrestaurant that ​traditionally is ​long and ​narrow and ​looks like ​part of a ​train, in which ​peoplesit at a ​counter (= ​longtable) and also in ​booths (= ​partlyenclosedareas on either ​side of a ​table).
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