show·​room | \ ˈshō-ˌrüm How to pronounce showroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of showroom

: a room where merchandise is exhibited for sale or where samples are displayed

Examples of showroom in a Sentence

The stereo was a showroom model.

Recent Examples on the Web

Off the runways, the highlight of the week was Tali Kushnir, who showed a rack of clothes at the showroom of Comme il Faut. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "At Tel Aviv Fashion Week: Celeb-Beloved Designers, Young Talents, and Diverse Runways," 21 Mar. 2019 Once again, electric cars were the talk of the show, but the lengthy timelines put forth illustrate that for many car makers their arrival en masse at showrooms could still be a ways off. Mike Colias, WSJ, "Detroit Auto Show Highlights Big SUVs, High-Performance Vehicles," 15 Jan. 2019 For example, Atkinson, whose creations are available at the Residency showroom in West Hollywood, sells one $600 creation that's topped with an orange fish. Karen Yossman,, "From the Met Gala to Saturday's royal wedding, high-profile headgear is moving back to center stage," 18 May 2018 At the showroom our team was responsible for styling bands, musicians, actors, and artists in Levi’s apparel at entertainment events like SXSW and Sundance Film Festival. Andrea Alonso, Los Angeles Magazine, "Meet the Wild and Eccentric Stylist Looking to Disrupt the L.A. Fashion World," 21 Mar. 2018 Mugnaini hereself teaches a three-hour entry-level class at the showroom, demonstrating how to heat the oven, manage the fire, make pizza dough and cook a variety of pizzas. Janet Fletcher, San Francisco Chronicle, "Why not wood-fire all your meals?," 17 Jan. 2018 Guess who was the most annoying guest at the showroom today?? Lori Keong, Marie Claire, "Meet the 15 Fashion Bloggers You Should Be Following on Instagram," 16 June 2016 Branca’s new designs are on display in a private apartment above de Gournay’s flagship showroom in Paris’s Saint-Germain neighborhood. Penelope Rowlands, ELLE Decor, "Designer Alessandra Branca's New Private Client Atelier by the Seine," 15 Mar. 2019 At the top of the great marble stair leading from the courtyard, the anteroom is a mirror image of his contemporary design for a reception room at the Chanel jewelry showroom in the Place Vendôme. Kennedy Fraser, Vogue, "From the Archives: Karl Lagerfeld, The Impresario," 19 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of showroom

1616, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of showroom

: a large room where things that are for sale are displayed

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