efficiency apartment


Definition of efficiency apartment

: a small usually furnished apartment with minimal kitchen and bath facilities

Examples of efficiency apartment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Father Bill’s & MainSpring bought the property, for a little more than $4 million, this spring and plans to spend about $10 million more to turn each unit into an efficiency apartment, according to CEO John Yazwinski. BostonGlobe.com, 21 July 2021 Smilen fed street cats nightly and began hoarding them inside the small efficiency apartment. orlandosentinel.com, 20 July 2021 One Christmas, Vic invited her and fellow employees to his efficiency apartment for hors d’oeuvres. Dallas News, 28 Apr. 2021 John Reynolds sat inside his dingy, fifth-floor efficiency apartment on a recent morning, blowing plumes of smoke from his Pall Mall out an open window. Melissa Fletcher Stoeltje, San Antonio Express-News, 23 Dec. 2020 Like 500-square-feet, efficiency apartment type cozy. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 19 Nov. 2020 So Others Might Eat owns more than 700 single-room occupancy units and efficiency apartments across the city. John Kelly, Washington Post, 26 Nov. 2019 Circus workers lived in efficiency apartments on board a mile-long Ringling Bros. train that traveled across the country. John Clarke, WSJ, 21 May 2018 Rents for efficiency apartments increased by $17 to a median of $985, according to the report. Jesse Leavenworth, Courant Community, 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of efficiency apartment

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Efficiency apartment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/efficiency%20apartment. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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: a small apartment that usually includes furniture and has a small and simple kitchen area

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