What part of speech is “dinner”

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A noun is a part of speech that names a person, place, thing, or idea. In the case of 'dinner,' it is used to name an evening meal. It is used in singular and plural forms, as demonstrated by the example sentences below.

A noun always starts with a capital letter and is typically preceded by an article (a, an, or the). A noun should also agree with the verb in the sentence, depending on whether it is singular or plural.

1. I need to go grocery shopping, since I'm having guests over for dinner.

2. We had sushi for dinner last night.

3. I'm so full after dinner that I can't even think about having dessert.

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