Diner vs Super - What's the difference?

diner | super |


As nouns the difference between diner and super

is that diner is one who dines, an eater while super is (informal|northeastern us) abbreviation of superintendent in the sense of a building's resident manager, sometimes clarified as "building super" or super can be (australia|new zealand|informal|uncountable) short form of superannuation, the australian/new zealand retirement benefits or pension scheme or super can be (beekeeping) an empty box placed above the existing boxes of the beehive in order to allow the colony to expand or store additional honey or super can be (comics|slang) superhero or super can be (theatre) someone outside the normal company, but appearing on stage with no lines to speak.

As an adjective super is

of excellent quality, superfine.

As an adverb super is

(informal) very; extremely (used like the prefix super- ).

As a verb super is

(beekeeping) to add or to place a atop the existing boxes of the beehive.

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

    super

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of excellent quality, superfine.
  • better than average, better than usual; wonderful.
  • Synonyms
    * (better) awesome, excellent
    Derived terms
    * super-duper * supercunt

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (informal) Very; extremely (used like the prefix super- ).
  • The party was super awesome.

    Etymology 2

    From (superintendent)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal, Northeastern US) Abbreviation of superintendent in the sense of a building's resident manager, sometimes clarified as "building super".
  • Etymology 3

    From (superannuation)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (Australia, New Zealand, informal, uncountable) Short form of superannuation, the Australian/New Zealand retirement benefits or pension scheme.
  • Jane looked forward to collecting a large super payout when she retired.

    Etymology 4

    Shortened form of (superhive).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (beekeeping) An empty box placed above the existing boxes of the beehive in order to allow the colony to expand or store additional honey.
  • Synonyms
    * (beekeeping) duplet
    Antonyms
    * (beekeeping) nadir

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (beekeeping) To add or to place a atop the existing boxes of the beehive.
  • * 1917 Dadant, C. P., First Lessons in Beekeeping ; revised & rewritten edition, 1968, by M. G. Dadant and J. C. Dadant, p 73:
  • The question is: when is the best time to super ?

    Etymology 5

    Shortened form of (superhero).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (comics, slang) superhero.
  • * (seecites)
  • Etymology 6

    Shortened form of (supernumerary).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (theatre) Someone outside the normal company, but appearing on stage with no lines to speak.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title= , chapter=2 citation , passage=For this scene, a large number of supers are engaged, and in order to further swell the crowd, practically all the available stage hands have to ‘walk on’ dressed in various coloured dominoes, and all wearing masks.}}

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