A nook or alcove located in or near a kitchen and used for informal meals.(noun)
The table and chairs used to furnish such an area.(noun)
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Use "dinette" in a sentence
"That time the young soldier wanted to know if a case under the dinette was a camera."
"The only space for it is under the dinette, which is obviously not ideal, but because it's covered, it's tolerable."
"The only window is in the dining room (aptly called dinette)."