Definition of anteroom
: a small outer room that leads to another room and that is often used as a waiting room
Recent Examples of anteroom from the Web
Two young men sat at desks in the anteroom, a television set was turned to news and no moving boxes were in sight.
Four NNSA staff members briefed Neile Miller, the agency’s acting administrator in 2013, in an anteroom of her office overlooking the Mall that year, Miller recalled.
I’m left with a sleepy Siamese cat named Coco, a tray of Ciroc vodkas and the black velvet damask wallpaper last owner Robbie Williams chose for the high-ceilinged anteroom.
A White House lawyer, John Dean, in a deadly, poison monotone, had laid out a bill of particulars that brought the scandal into the anteroom of the Oval Office.
Ms. Marchese said in an interview this week in an anteroom at the compound, as her team prepared for a series of events marking the one-year anniversary of Prince’s death on Friday.
Kevin Sweeney, Mattis’s chief of staff, kept the Cotton staffers waiting and declined to invite them into his office, instead meeting with them briefly in the anteroom.
There, people stood against the walls and sat on the floor, leaving late arrivals to pile into hallways and anterooms.
In an adjacent anteroom, there’s a stationary bike, 15-pound weights, a multipurpose fitness tower and a TRX suspension trainer hanging on the door.
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Definition of anteroom for Students
: a room used as an entrance to another
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