Examples of foyer in a Sentence
theatergoers crowded the foyer during the play's intermission
leave your muddy boots in the foyer and come into the house
Recent Examples of foyer from the Web
The foyer is elegant — an oval room with an oval-domed ceiling and oak wainscot that’s chest-high.
In the foyer, a large mirror with a mother of pearl frame reflects light onto silver candleholders propped up on a small distressed wooden box.
Built in 2006, the Mediterranean-style house has 19 rooms that include a grand foyer, a great room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, a library, five bedrooms and five bathrooms.
Upon arrival, the royal couple stood in the foyer area of the arena, pausing in silence as they were shown the exact spot where the suicide bomb was detonated.
This arrangement is sure to make an impression at dinner parties or in your foyer.
Kim’s team slides oil up and down her body before placing her on a table in the West family’s foyer.
But a part of Naperville history will be erased, even if the library's facade and foyer are incorporated into the new design.
From the underground parking garage, each of the five buildings will have its own elevator, which will open on each floor into a foyer for the individual unit.
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Origin and Etymology of foyer
French, literally, fireplace, from Vulgar Latin *focarium, from Latin focus hearth
First Known Use: 1833See Words from the same year
FOYER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foyer for English Language Learners
: an open area in a public building (such as a hotel or theater) near the entrance : a lobby or entrance hall
: an open area near the entrance in someone's home
FOYER Defined for Kids
Definition of foyer for Students
1 : a lobby especially in a theater
2 : an entrance hall
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