living room


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

called also living space

Examples of living room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An open-air floor plan connects the main living room to a massive chef’s kitchen. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 5 Apr. 2024 Many have whimsical murals, soaking tubs, and living rooms with city views. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 5 Apr. 2024 Accommodations at the Hotel Palomar range from guest rooms that average around 450 square feet to suites that offer additional space and living room areas. Michael Salerno, The Arizona Republic, 5 Apr. 2024 There’s something especially cozy about an armchair tucked away in the corner of your living room. Megan Schaltegger, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 When we first get dropped into this collective’s living room, a gaggle of young folks is jumping around enthusiastically to one such banger while a six-year-old is rocking out behind a toy keyboard. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 3 Apr. 2024 The premise has the boys, the worst soldiers imaginable, coping with being dragooned into the U.S. Army at the start of World War I. Mistakenly delivering kitchen trash to a general’s living room is only the start of their woes. Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, 3 Apr. 2024 The second duplex which faces west to the ocean is the kitchen, living room, and dining area. Christine Lennon, Sunset Magazine, 2 Apr. 2024 In the family’s living room, the medics had immediately slapped defibrillator pads onto Sauer’s chest. Helen Ouyang, New York Times, 27 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

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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Cite this Entry

“Living room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

living room

: a room in a house for general family use

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