It has two meanings: a dinner guest, or a diner in a restaurant.
Here are some examples of how to use it
- En la boda de mi primo fuimos cerca de 60 comensales.
At my cousin's wedding there were nearly 60 dinner guests.
- Hemos incrementado el servicio de catering de 30 comensales a 90.
We've increased the catering service to serve 90 people instead of 30.
- Precio por comensal.
Price per person.
This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.