Diner vs Souper - What's the difference?

diner | souper |


As nouns the difference between diner and souper

is that diner is one who dines, an eater while souper is (ireland|historical) someone who, during the irish famine, supplied food such as soup to catholics who converted to protestantism.

diner

English

Noun

(wikipedia diner) (en noun)
  • One who dines, an eater.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=5, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=The most rapid and most seductive transition in all human nature is that which attends the palliation of a ravenous appetite.
  • * (Calvin Trillin) (1935-)
  • When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
  • A dining car in a railroad train.
  • * Richard Gutman
  • The diner is everybody's kitchen.
  • A typically small restaurant, usually modeled after a railroad dining car, that serves lower-class fare, normally having a counter with stools along one side and booths on the other, and often decorated in pop culture themes and playing popular music from those decades.
  • Synonyms

    * (rail car) dining car * (sense) pub

    Hyponyms

    * (expert) deipnosophist

    souper

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (Ireland, historical) Someone who, during the Irish famine, supplied food such as soup to Catholics who converted to Protestantism.
  • (Ireland, historical) A (former) Catholic who converted to Protestantism in order to gain such food.
  • Croghan Soupers

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