Definition of "eatery" []

  • Informal A restaurant. (noun)
  • A restaurant or eating house (noun)

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Use "eatery" in a sentence
  • "Besides its exterior neon sign, the most distinctive feature of the eatery is the maze-like wooden stalls that divide the diners."
  • "The editor refused to print the word eatery, for restaurant, for example, or boast for have or don for wear or penned for wrote or queried for asked."
  • "First, Britwick made their way to Williams-Sonoma to pick up a few household essentials and then they grabbed a bite to eat at the local Red Robin eatery:"