sitting room


Definition of sitting room

Examples of sitting room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The old bearer brought in the cocktail trolley that all through his childhood had signalled the commencement of his father’s daily drinking session, tinkling into his parents’ sitting room. Daniyal Mueenuddin, The New Yorker, 31 Aug. 2021 Lockdown led to layout changes, like revamping a previously unused space into a cozy sitting room for the family to gather and recharge and expanding the butler’s pantry to add storage for snacks and essentials. Allison Duncan, House Beautiful, 24 Aug. 2021 Home Bar Fully stocked and framed in soothing blue, the sitting room-adjacent home bar sets the perfect mood for after-hours entertaining. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 5 Aug. 2021 There’s a parlor with a grand piano, breakfast nook with a curved wall of windows and primary suite with a sitting room and dressing room. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 7 July 2021 In a sitting room upstairs, her disciples brought us coffee and cake. Jon Lee Anderson, The New Yorker, 7 June 2021 Mimic their style with this ultra-elegant version, that will look gorgeous in a sitting room and entryway alike. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, 9 Apr. 2021 This is on the main floor with a 25-foot sleeping and sitting room, a lavish marble and quartz bathroom, a walk-in closet and a private screened porch. Judy Rose, Detroit Free Press, 4 July 2021 Dad will be pleased with the ground-floor suite, which is accessed through a glass hallway and includes a separate sitting room, see-through fireplace and luxury bathrooms. Dallas News, 20 June 2021

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First Known Use of sitting room

1763, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sitting room was in 1763

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14 Sep 2021

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“Sitting room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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