cloakroom

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noun cloak·room \ˈklōk-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of cloakroom

  1. 1a :  a room in which outdoor clothing may be placed during one's stayb :  checkroom

  2. 2 :  an anteroom of a legislative chamber where members may relax and confer with colleagues

  3. 3 British :  lavatory 2

Examples of cloakroom in a sentence

  1. We left our things in the cloakroom.

  2. the lady discreetly whispered that she would be ready after a moment in the cloakroom

Circa 1852

First Known Use of cloakroom

circa 1852


CLOAKROOM Defined for English Language Learners

cloakroom

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noun cloak·room \ˈklōk-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of cloakroom for English Language Learners

  • : a room in a public building that has toilets and sinks


CLOAKROOM Defined for Kids

cloakroom

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noun cloak·room \ˈklōk-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of cloakroom for Students

  1. :  a room (as in a school) in which coats and hats may be kept



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