coatroom

noun
coat·​room | \ ˈkōt-ˌrüm How to pronounce coatroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

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Examples of coatroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some of the posts said police arrived at the scene and ran straight to the coatroom. Fox News, 12 Mar. 2022 At a more formal party, coats should be butlered by staff, rather than having guests queue up at a coatroom. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Oct. 2021 Selldorf would excise the staircase, move the coatroom downstairs, and promote the bookstore upstairs, to a new level found by dropping the ticket hall’s ceiling and raising its roof. Justin Davidson, Daily Intelligencer, 13 Apr. 2018 The first stop Hope and Walter D’Agostino made was the coatroom. Rebecca Lurye, courant.com, 10 Dec. 2017 The two neighborhood joints shared a coatroom, and patrons could move freely through a passageway, usually beginning with dinner at Uzie's and ending with cocktails at Hoexter's. Georgina Schaeffer, Town & Country, 4 Sep. 2013 Despite the restaurant-within-a-club’s location in a glorified coatroom, there seemed to be an awful lot of equipment and flair packed into that tiny space. Ross Raihala, Twin Cities, 9 Apr. 2017 Hopps wrote about seeing important art in their house hung everywhere, even on a coatroom door. Catherine Wagley, latimes.com, 9 June 2017 See More

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First Known Use of coatroom

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coatroom was in 1870

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“Coatroom.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coatroom. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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