common room

noun

Definition of common room

  1. 1 :  a lounge available to all members of a residential community

  2. 2 :  a room in a college for faculty use

Circa 1670

First Known Use of common room

circa 1670


COMMON ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

common room

noun

Definition of common room for English Language Learners

  • : a room that may be used by all members of a group of people in a school, residential community, etc.

Learn More about common room


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up common room? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!