sales·​room | \ ˈsālz-ˌrüm How to pronounce salesroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of salesroom

: a place where goods are displayed for sale especially : an auction room

Examples of salesroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Three steers busted up an Indian Motorcycle salesroom, a momentary triumph of four legs over two wheels. Los Angeles Times, 20 July 2021 But his team is also reconfiguring its salesroom in New York to allow for the eventual return of collectors to bid traditionally—in person. Kelly Crow, WSJ, 13 July 2021 The record was set following a three-and-a-half-minute bidding war between three would-be buyers at the auction house’s New York salesroom and another over the phone. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 9 June 2021 The salesroom is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shoppers can find rare dolls, like the No. 1, and the latest dolls, along with related items. Lauren Castle, azcentral, 13 July 2018 The overall atmosphere in the salesroom on Monday evening was muted, with few lots selling above their high estimates at a pace that, at times, felt glacial; 13 lots failed to sell. New York Times, 14 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of salesroom

1840, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2022

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“Salesroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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