front room

noun

Definition of front room

Examples of front room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One night, Adriana arrived home from school and saw Alex in the front room with her parents and other relatives. San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Apr. 2022 Heavenly Creatures is located in the front room of the CH Northeast events space located at 2218 N.E. Broadway. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 24 Feb. 2022 Body camera footage played in court showed children and adults strewn out across the front room of the house on Capstan Drive. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 18 Jan. 2022 Then there was the front room, which had been changed to include an arched wall that caused the floor to sink. Los Angeles Times, 11 Nov. 2021 This bar has the basics of a great place to spend a lot of time, but what puts it over the top is the window seating in the front room — great for people watching — and a second space downstairs with comfortable couches. Erika Owen, Travel + Leisure, 26 Nov. 2021 In the front room, there’s a collection of more modern souvenirs he’s been given with his Painted Lady house on the front. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Oct. 2021 The house’s big front room has a potbellied stove, a row of filing cabinets, lots of books and magazines and Persian rugs. William Finnegan, The New Yorker, 15 May 2021 After hours toiling inside, his boots started sticking to the carpet in the front room. Johnny Magdaleno, The Indianapolis Star, 12 Nov. 2021 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'front room.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of front room

1781, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About front room

Time Traveler for front room

Time Traveler

The first known use of front room was in 1781

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near front room

front-rank

front room

front-runner

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for front room

Last Updated

25 Apr 2022

Cite this Entry

“Front room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/front%20room. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!