Definitions for: Supper

[n] a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
[n] a social gathering where a light evening meal is served; "her suppers often included celebrities"

Webster (1913) Definition: Sup"per, n. [OE. soper, super, OF. super, soper, F.
souper; originally an infinitive, to sup, take a meal. See
Soup, and cf. Sup to take supper.]
A meal taken at the close of the day; the evening meal.

Note: Supper is much used in an obvious sense, either
adjectively or as the first part of a compound; as,
supper time or supper-time, supper bell, supper hour,

Sup"per, v. i.
To take supper; to sup. [R.]

Sup"per, v. t.
To supply with supper. [R.] ``Kester was suppering the
horses.'' --Mrs. Gaskell.

See Also: meal, Passover supper, repast, Seder, social affair, social gathering

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