drawing room

noun

Definition of drawing room

1 a :a formal reception room
b :a private room on a railroad passenger car with three berths and an enclosed toilet
2 :a formal reception

Origin and Etymology of drawing room

short for withdrawing room


DRAWING ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

drawing room

noun

Definition of drawing room for English Language Learners

  • : a formal room that is used for spending time with guests or relaxing


DRAWING ROOM Defined for Kids

drawing room

noun

Definition of drawing room for Students

:a formal room for entertaining company

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