living room


Definition of living room

1 : a room in a residence used for the common social activities of the occupants
2 : lebensraum

called also living space

Examples of living room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a space to set drinks and books in the living room, this console table is also a fantastic deal at $40, and extremely space-efficient. Annie Burdick, Peoplemag, 6 Aug. 2022 Filipinos will get a kick out of the little details in it, from the Pancit and Adobo on the dinner table to the Balikbayan Box and the Santo Niño statue in the living room. Joey Morona, cleveland, 4 Aug. 2022 The floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room and the views of the Hudson River and the George Washington Bridge from the compact balcony were all that a certain prospective tenant could desire. New York Times, 2 Aug. 2022 Consider a plant stand in the living room or on the floor of a home office, as long as the areas doesn't receive too much direct sunlight. Alyssa Gautieri, Good Housekeeping, 31 July 2022 From the living room, large windows look out onto the backyard and an in-ground pool. Alexandra Schonfeld,, 27 July 2022 Travis referred to them as his wives, including a 25-year-old woman who was found chained by her neck to a stripper pole in the living room. Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press, 26 July 2022 Elyanna is now working on her full-length debut, doing sessions in professional studios with Nasri but also writing at home in Tarzana, in the living room, with Feras, just like when she first got started in Nazareth. Myung J. Chun, Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2022 Viktor staggered into the living room, doubled over, with his hands on his knees. Luke Mogelson, The New Yorker, 23 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of living room

1787, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of living room was in 1787

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11 Aug 2022

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“Living room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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Kids Definition of living room

: a room in a house for general family use

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