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drawing room

noun

Simple Definition of drawing room

  • : a formal room that is used for spending time with guests or relaxing

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drawing room

  1. 1 a :  a formal reception room b :  a private room on a railroad passenger car with three berths and an enclosed toilet

  2. 2 :  a formal reception

Origin of drawing room

short for withdrawing room


First Known Use: 1642


DRAWING ROOM Defined for Kids

drawing room

noun

Definition of drawing room for Students

  1. :  a formal room for entertaining company




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