dressing room


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.

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Meanwhile, performers enjoy dressing rooms built around rock formations. Christopher Reynolds, latimes.com, "Sitting in the palm of nature: The unique energy — and performances — of Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre," 12 July 2018 Comedian Chelsea Handler made a veiled reference to accusations that Trump would enter contestants’ dressing rooms when he was affiliated with the organization. Katherine Nails, Philly.com, "Contestants commend, criticize Miss America's swimsuit elimination," 6 June 2018 Stairs from one of the two dressing rooms lead to the tower with redwood ceiling joists and a Douglas fir floor. Janet Eastman, OregonLive.com, "Portland price breaker: Storied mansion sells for $7 million (photos)," 19 Feb. 2018 However, goals from Sergio Escudero, Diego Castro and Medhi Lacen saw the sides go into the dressing rooms level at 3-3. SI.com, "Real Madrid Faces Getafe in Tune-up for Decisive UCL Bout vs. PSG," 2 Mar. 2018 Until very recently the seven dressing rooms in the Center, New Orleans' second biggest concert venue, were just blank generic spaces. Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, "Dig the cool new Smoothie King Center dressing room decor," 21 Feb. 2018 The center will also include a bar, restaurant, dressing rooms and staff offices. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "The World Trade Center Performing Arts Center Plans Have Been Revealed," 12 Sep. 2016 With his absence undoubtedly destined to be felt heavily in the West Ham dressing room, fans were worried about their prospects without their magician. SI.com, "West Ham Fans Gush Over Colombian Star's Performance as Hammers Eye Manuel Lanzini Replacement," 25 June 2018 The backstage is also state-of-the-art and includes dressing rooms where the artists can reach out digitally to fans via smart boards and a selfie station. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Summerfest's new U.S. Cellular Connection Stage features charging stations and a really big video screen," 19 June 2018

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1662, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of dressing room

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

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