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sup·per / ˈsəpər/ • n. an evening meal, typically a light or informal one: we had a delicious cold supper | I was sent to bed without any supper. ∎  a late-night dinner. ∎  an evening social event at which food is served.PHRASES: sing for one's supper earn a favor or benefit by providing a service in return: the cruise lecturers are academics singing for their supper.DERIVATIVES: sup·per·less adj.

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