first floor


Definition of first floor

2 chiefly British : the floor next above the ground floor

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Stephanie: The first floor has the foyer, parlor, living room, office, bathroom, kitchen and laundry/mudroom. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Victorian farmhouse transformed after 5 years of gutting, stripping, replacing, redecorating," 12 Sep. 2019 The first floor has an open layout for the kitchen, living room, and dining area; there’s also a guest bedroom tucked away for privacy. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Geodesic dome renovated into dream modern cabin," 20 Aug. 2019 The first floor also has a family room, sunroom and master suite with a fireplace, closet, dressing area and spa bath., "Custom-built estate in Downers Grove: $1.7M," 26 July 2019 The first floor has a study linked to the main living room by an open terrace. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, "Inside the London Home of Mary Poppins," 23 May 2018 For the unfamiliar, the upstairs space at Wursthall will serve as a full-service beer hall with food while the first floor will only have cocktails, wine and beer. Justin Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle, "Kenji Lopez-Alt’s colossal beer hall opens tonight in San Mateo," 12 Mar. 2018 The two-story market sells fruit, vegetables, dry goods, and meat on the first floor; the second floor has a hippy-dippy bent, with incense, henna tattoos, piercings, and woven backpacks. Scarlett Lindeman, Condé Nast Traveler, "13 Best Markets in Mexico City," 5 Mar. 2018 The restaurant and pub will succeed Scotty’s Dawghouse on the first floor of the Sunset Avenue parking garage northeast of Clowes Hall. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "As Scotty's Dawghouse successor, Chatham Tap will bring soccer fandom to Butler campus," 12 Sep. 2019 On the first floor of the courthouse, photos of the five county commissioners are displayed on a wall next to the elevators., "Photo wall of white male prosecutors removed from the Multnomah County DA’s Office," 21 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of first floor

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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English Language Learners Definition of first floor

US : the floor of a building that is at ground level
British : the floor of a building that is immediately above the ground floor

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