reception room

noun

Definition of reception room

British
: a room in a house (such as a living room) that is used for sitting and not for cooking, sleeping, etc.

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“Reception room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reception%20room. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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