dressing room

noun

Definition of dressing room

: a room used chiefly for dressing especially : a room in a theater for changing costumes and makeup

Examples of dressing room in a Sentence

He waited in his dressing room until it was time for him to appear on stage.
Recent Examples on the Web The primary bedroom suite features a marble bathroom, a walk-in closet and a dressing room. Vivian Marino, New York Times, 16 July 2021 Chase responded by insulting Murray, leading to a physical altercation that took place in John Belushi's dressing room. Andrea Towers, EW.com, 18 June 2021 Miller, woozy, went to the dressing room and was later transported to Mass. General Hospital for testing. BostonGlobe.com, 22 May 2021 Anyone who has lost a fight to a pair of jeans in a dressing room will instantly recognize the feeling: standing alone with your legs tethered together, the denim yanked up to the midpoint of your thighs, unwilling to move an inch further. Marielle Elizabeth, Vogue, 17 May 2021 During García’s bout, Álvarez accompanied him in the dressing room and celebrated the victory as a fan. Los Angeles Times, 7 May 2021 Blomstedt stepped out of his dressing room to greet a young conductor, Felix Mildenberger, who was serving as his travel assistant, and who was also looking a bit sleepy. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 23 Aug. 2021 Kaplan also represents writer E. Jean Carroll, who filed a defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump in 2019 related to her claim that the former president raped her in a department store dressing room in the 1990s. BostonGlobe.com, 9 Aug. 2021 Kaplan also represents writer E. Jean Carroll, who filed a defamation lawsuit against Donald Trump in 2019 related to her claim that the former president raped her in a department store dressing room in the 1990s. Marina Villeneuve, USA TODAY, 9 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of dressing room

1662, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dressing room was in 1662

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13 Sep 2021

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“Dressing room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressing%20room. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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dressing room

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dressing room

: a room where performers, actors, etc., can change their clothes

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