drawing room

noun

Definition of drawing room

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

  2. 2 :  a formal reception

Origin and Etymology of drawing room

short for withdrawing room


First Known Use: 1642


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

  1. :  a formal room for entertaining company


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