sales·​room ˈsālz-ˌrüm How to pronounce salesroom (audio)
: a place where goods are displayed for sale
especially : an auction room

Examples of salesroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a statement, Hanson Ross's head of operations Amanda Butler said salesroom employees were amazed to see the original scripts. USA TODAY, 11 Jan. 2024 Just like a television station, both auction houses have added control rooms filled with producers and directors who watch every camera angle and monitor where the action is in the salesroom. Carol Vogel, New York Times, 6 Nov. 2023 On the night of Sept. 6, Sotheby’s London salesroom had some 300 collectors and fans watching Barker wield his gavel for the first auction of art, objects, ephemera, and costumes of the late British singer and song writer Freddie Mercury. Carol Vogel, New York Times, 6 Nov. 2023 What is a digital salesroom? Hayden Stafford, Forbes, 6 July 2022 In the spring of 2018, HFZ opened the XI Visionaries Gallery, a 12,000-square-foot salesroom located in a storefront a few blocks from the XI. Curbed, 12 May 2022 The first part of the event, an invite-only live auction, will be held on September 25 at Christie’s salesroom in London. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 2 Aug. 2022 At least four bidders vied for the work, with dealer Larry Gagosian winning it after a roughly four-minute-long bidding battle in Christie’s Rockefeller Center salesroom in Manhattan. Kelly Crow, WSJ, 10 May 2022 Christie’s salesroom at Rockefeller Center was filled with the familiar faces of dealers and art advisers who clearly welcomed the opportunity to bid on blue-chip artworks in person again. New York Times, 9 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of salesroom was in 1840

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“Salesroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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