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.
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Word History

First Known Use

1662, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dressing room was in 1662

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“Dressing room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dressing%20room. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

dressing room

: a room (as in a theater) used for dressing
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