boiler room

noun

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

First Known Use of boiler room

1820


BOILER ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

boiler room

noun

Definition of boiler room for English Language Learners

  • : 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


Law Dictionary

boiler room

noun boil·er room

Legal Definition of boiler room

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

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