drawing room


Definition of drawing room

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

Examples of drawing room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Spanning 7,217 square feet, there are five bedrooms, a gym, drawing room, dining room and wine cellar. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 6 Sep. 2022 The home also includes a drawing room, music room, study and cellar. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 10 Aug. 2022 McKinniss’s 2018 painting of Jennifer Lopez is in the former drawing room, and in the dining room, which reminded Gingeras and Kazanjian of a library, is Hall’s The Autodidact. Marley Marius, Vogue, 15 July 2022 In terms of layout, the main drawing room leads to a library and dining room. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 14 July 2022 There are also several terraces, an exceptional drawing room and a library, which is currently used as an office/study. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 20 June 2022 The views from the Park Hotel are breathtaking and for this reason, the bow window in the drawing room became a real focus during the renovation. Bridget Arsenault, Forbes, 15 May 2022 And the adidas lotus flower has become a hybrid between William Morris and the wallpaper of my mother’s drawing room, the Three Stripes have become something else. Tiziana Cardini, Vogue, 7 June 2022 Team executive Jon Nichols was in the lottery drawing room. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 17 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of drawing room

1791, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for drawing room

short for withdrawing room

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The first known use of drawing room was in 1791

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20 Sep 2022

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“Drawing room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drawing%20room. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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: a formal room for entertaining company

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