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boiler room

noun

Simple Definition of boiler room

  • : a room with equipment for heating a building or ship : a room in which a boiler is located

  • : a room with many telephones that are used by people who call strangers and use dishonest or forceful methods to try to sell them something

Full Definition of boiler room

  1. 1 :  a room in which a boiler is located

  2. 2 :  a room equipped with telephones used for making high-pressure usually fraudulent sales pitches


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