Definition of balcony
1 : a platform that projects from the wall of a building and is enclosed by a parapet or railing
2 : an interior projecting gallery in a public building (such as a theater)
balconiedplay \-nēd\ adjective
Examples of balcony in a Sentence
We asked for a hotel room with a balcony.
on summer mornings I often have breakfast out on the balcony
Recent Examples of balcony from the Web
Trump Palace is a 55-story brick residential tower that stands out for its multiple terraced setbacks and large jutting balconies on the Upper East Side.
At one point, Keach's Hemingway went to the balcony set up at the rear of the set, speaking of needing some air.
Some 100,000 North Koreans are amassed in Kim Il Sung square waving plastic bouquets and holding up lettered cards to create designs like the ruling party’s hammer, sickle and brush logo when seen from the balcony of the Grand People’s Study House.
Catelynn swims in a pool on her balcony, whooping over and over and for no reason.
There were thirty-five ranks of pipes — sets that produce the same timbre for each note — and a set of pipes, called antiphonal pipes, jutting dramatically out over the interior from the rear balcony.
The floor seating appeared more or less full, as was the horseshoe of bleachers nearest the floor and the first balcony above that.
Situated in the Mallard Pointe community, the one-of-a-kind home sits on a hilltop amongst large trees and beautiful landscaping and enjoys panoramic views of the lake from the upper balcony.
According to police, a Clinton police officer confronted a man who was standing on a second-story balcony at a home in Clinton.
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BALCONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of balcony for English Language Learners
: a raised platform that is connected to the side of a building and surrounded by a low wall or railing
: a floor or seating area above the main floor of a theater
BALCONY Defined for Kids
Definition of balcony for Students
1 : a platform enclosed by a low wall or a railing built out from the side of a building
2 : a platform inside a theater extending out over part of the main floor
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