Meaning of “dinner service” in the English Dictionary

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"dinner service" in British English

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dinner servicenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɪn.ə ˌsɜː.vɪs/ us /ˈdɪn.ɚ ˌsɝː.vɪs/ also dinner set

Examples from literature

  • A dinner service of transparent glass. 
  • Martha had, in fact, hurried back after she had removed the dinner service. 
  • The dinner service was all gold and cut glass. 
  • The next moment I was before the board, which had been made as beautiful as possible with flowers and the finest of dinner services. 

(Definition of “dinner service” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)