noun an·te·cab·i·net \ˈantə̇ˌ-, -tē-\

Definition of antecabinet

  1. :  an antechamber to a private audience room

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of antecabinet

ante- + cabinet

First Known Use: circa 1852

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up antecabinet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a brief usually trivial fact

Get Word of the Day daily email!