showroom

noun
show·​room | \ˈshō-ˌrüm, -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

The Design House showroom at the Houston Design Center has just added Hickory White inventory to its vendor list. Diane Cowen, Houston Chronicle, "Design House adds Hickory White to showroom vendor list," 14 June 2018 Wearstler selected items from her Melrose Avenue showroom as well as her home. Barbara Thornburg, latimes.com, "A South L.A. apartment gets the celebrity treatment," 8 June 2018 When a reporter visited the company's Chicago showroom recently, there was a room full of sleek, modern, expensive chairs and tables. chicagotribune.com, "Before he ran for office, Trump made millions off his brand. Now his merchandise empire is virtually gone.," 13 Apr. 2018 In recent years, the company had started to aggressively expand its toy business, creating a comprehensive, online showroom with low prices at the click of a button. Michael Corkery, idahostatesman, "In the age of Amazon, Toys R Us and other bankruptcies test private equity’s playbook | Idaho Statesman," 16 Mar. 2018 In recent years, the company had started to aggressively expand its toy business, creating a comprehensive, online showroom with low prices at the click of a button. Michael Corkery, New York Times, "Toys ‘R’ Us Case Is Test of Private Equity in Age of Amazon," 15 Mar. 2018 During Paris Fashion Week, all the shortlisters will meet the Prize’s international experts during a two-day showroom at LVMH headquarters on March 1 and 2. Vogue, "Meet the Top 20: The LVMH Prize Announces Its Semi-Finalists," 20 Feb. 2018 Marketed as Tesla’s car for the masses, the Model 3 made its San Diego debut at the electric carmaker’s showroom at the Westfield UTC mall Friday morning and about 30 people stood in line before the store’s doors opened to take a look. Rob Nikolewski, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Tesla fans get an up-close look at the Model 3," 26 Jan. 2018 In the meantime, Weiss tries to visit the showroom every day, to check in with her customers, to eavesdrop a bit. Amy Larocca, The Cut, "The Magic Skin of Glossier’s Emily Weiss," 9 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of showroom

1616, in the meaning defined above

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showroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of showroom

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

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