Definition of dinnerware in English:



mass nounNorth American
  • Dishes, utensils, and glassware used at table; tableware.

    • ‘‘The fashion-conscious,’ the company gushes, ‘can unlock their creative juices to design dinnerware that reflects their individual personality and styles.’’
    • ‘Serve meals on salad plates or vintage dinnerware (dinner plates used to be a lot smaller too) to adjust to smaller portions.’
    • ‘To protect yourself, determine what your cookware, bakeware, dinnerware, and utensils are made of; you'll probably need to contact the manufacturer to check.’
    • ‘His product line, which he called American Modern, encompassed furniture, dinnerware, tablecloths, and glassware.’
    • ‘Your eye darts right and alights on what seems to be a Tuscan dining porch, artfully packed with chipped dinnerware, rose-colored drinking glasses, whitewashed iron candlesticks, and weathered mismatched chairs.’
    • ‘It is my mom's everyday dinnerware of choice, because she says it won't break.’
    • ‘He jumped backwards on top of the buffet table, knocking down some precious plates and dinnerware.’
    • ‘Stoneware began to overtake delftware as a practical and stylish dinnerware with the introduction, between about 1740 and 1745 from France, of plaster of Paris for making molds.’
    • ‘Vanessa covertly observes him as he sets their dinnerware at the table, while she cooks their dinner.’
    • ‘And when it comes to using a label maker to organize my linen closet (when I get one) or having an entire barn full of Thanksgiving-themed dinnerware, all I can say is better her than me.’
    • ‘It had a long, slim table with dinnerware already set and ready for a meal.’
    • ‘Glass ceramics are used for range tops, counter tops, dinnerware, and cookware.’
    • ‘Their durability, in fact, is what has long kept restaurant dinnerware in circulation - not in kitchens, but at flea markets and antiques stores.’
    • ‘So we bought several hand-painted animal cookie jars that keep the treats fresh, and come with matching bowls to keep her dinnerware as stylish as our own.’
    • ‘Nor will there be any of the white-tablecloth dinners with real cutlery and porcelain dinnerware that have become the usual treatment afforded visiting generals and other dignitaries.’
    • ‘Since 2001 the designers have collaborated together on a variety of projects, including restaurants and a bar in Milan, an armchair for Derin, cutlery for Serafino Zani, and dinnerware for Rosenthal.’
    • ‘The room was cheerfully decorated, and each table was set with fine dinnerware in honor of the celebration.’
    • ‘In many parts of the world it is food, fodder, the primary construction material and is used for making great variety of useful objects from kitchen tools, to paper to dinnerware.’
    • ‘She walked into the kitchen, absently noting that her files on the dinner table were now replaced with three sets of dinnerware, a cutting board and a plastic container of assorted vegetables.’
    • ‘Huge banqueting halls with elaborate architectural elements were usually located in the northern wings of the palaces, and were provided with ceramic kitchen and dinnerware.’
    dishes, pots, crocks, plates, bowls, cups, saucers
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