front room


Examples of front room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The famous front room is the main exhibit: This is where Gainsbourg would drag in police officers to chat late at night, persuading them to hand over their badge or their handcuffs. Catherine Bennett, Washington Post, 25 Sep. 2023 The front room in the normally tidy home was cluttered with pieces of a broken desk, tree branches, insulation and dry wall. Jake Allen, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Sep. 2023 In the front room of Rose’s apartment hangs a Thérèse Oulton painting of startling contrasts, bright white edged with a dense brown. Parul Sehgal, The New Yorker, 14 Aug. 2023 Zeta White had just finished painting the walls in her front room late one evening before settling in to watch an episode of Family Feud. Haeven Gibbons, Dallas News, 19 Sep. 2023 Nine-year-old, Daniel Enrique Laso, was killed in a front room. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 3 May 2023 Inside the multi-floored home are front rooms used for ceremonial and business purposes, upper floors for honorable guests, and the back portion where the family spent their day-to-day lives with a kitchen, dining space, and bedrooms. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 29 Aug. 2023 The center will not be open to the public, although people can walk into the front room to view educational materials and watch admitted animals on a closed-circuit television, the group said. Bailey Allen,, 24 Aug. 2023 Linda is working with insurance companies to have the home repaired – slabs of wood are currently serving as two of the walls in the front room. Jake Allen, The Indianapolis Star, 1 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1781, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of front room was in 1781

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“Front room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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