Dining vs Canteen - What's the difference?

dining | canteen |


As nouns the difference between dining and canteen

is that dining is eating dinner as a social function while canteen is a small cafeteria or snack bar, especially one in a military establishment, school, or place of work.

As a verb dining

is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dining

English

Noun

  • Eating dinner as a social function.
  • * 1869 , The XIX Century (volume 1, page 6)
  • For my own part I preferred to remain with the ship, and I am now glad that I did so, for the welcome we received at Havana; the cheering crowds upon the quay; the friends we met and made; the dinings in and dinings out
  • Entertaining someone to dinner.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

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    canteen

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • a small cafeteria or snack bar, especially one in a military establishment, school, or place of work
  • a temporary or mobile used in an emergency or on a film location etc
  • a box with compartments for storing eating utensils, silverware etc
  • a military mess kit
  • a water bottle used by a soldier or camper
  • Derived terms

    * canteen culture