An old-fashioned term for a meal eaten late in the day, usually reffered to nowadays as dinner.
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Dinner; evening meal, used mostly by northern europe (England, Ireland, etc.)
For supper we had some roast potatoes and mutton, it was good!
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The time the whole family takes their place at the table to eat a meal. Usually takes place around 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Mom just got home from work and it's not time to go eat supper.
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(n)- The Southern equivalent of the Northern "dinner." Used throughout most of The South and in some cases, Northern States.
Waiting for mom to get home so she can fix some supper.

It ain't "dinner," it's supper.
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the way that hicks refer to dinner

my roommate: "i am going down to eat supper"
me: "supper? i thought it was dinner time"
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supper, suppa, DINNER, the meal after lunch generally served around 6pm.
Maaa, what's for suppa?
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According to Websters, a meal eaten late in the evening.
Supper is the main meal of the day. Most commonly misunderstood by ignorant people as dinner. Dinner was defined by Webster as a meal eaten in the middle of the day. Many cafe's, restaurants in America were known for their dinners which were served during the hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many were actually named the Dinner Bell (meaning lunch)
Schools actually called the midday meal as dinner time.
Supper was referred to as the meal at the end of the day. Lunch was something you brought from home. Dinner was something prepared for you.
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