dinner is served

dinner is served

Dinner is ready. A: "All right, everybody, dinner is served." B: "Wow, this all looks delicious!"
See also: dinner, serve

Dinner is served.

It is time to eat dinner. Please come to the table. (As if announced by a butler; often jocular.) Sue: Dinner is served. Mary (aside): Aren't we fancy tonight? "Dinner is served," said Bob, rather formally for a barbecue.
See also: dinner, serve
References in classic literature ?
However, when dinner is served, and Lightwood drops into his old place over against Lady Tippins, she can be fended off no longer.
Performances are in the train's 1928 Pullman car, with actors impersonating a variety of movie stars; dinner is served in a 1940s dining car that once ran between Chicago and San Francisco.