eatery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1901 luncheonette, restaurant

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • eatery — restaurant, 1901; see EAT (Cf. eat) + ERY (Cf. ery) …   Etymology dictionary

  • eatery — ► NOUN (pl. eateries) informal ▪ a restaurant or cafe …   English terms dictionary

  • eatery — ☆ eatery [ēt′ər ē ] n. pl. eateries [ EAT + ERY] Informal a restaurant …   English World dictionary

  • eatery — UK [ˈiːtərɪ] / US [ˈɪtərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms eatery : singular eatery plural eateries mainly American mainly journalism a restaurant …   English dictionary

  • eatery — [[t]i͟ːtəri[/t]] eateries N COUNT An eatery is a place where you can buy and eat food. [JOURNALISM] ...one of the most elegant old eateries in town …   English dictionary

  • eatery — /ee teuh ree/, n., pl. eateries. Informal. a restaurant or other commercial establishment serving food. [1900 05, Amer.; EAT + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • eatery — noun a restaurant or café, etc …   Wiktionary

  • eatery — eat|e|ry [ˈi:təri] n plural eateries informal especially AmE a restaurant or other place to eat ▪ one of the best eateries in town …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eatery — eat|er|y [ itəri ] noun count MAINLY JOURNALISM a restaurant …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eatery — n. snack bar, fast food restaurant …   English contemporary dictionary

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