smoke–filled room

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noun \ˈsmōk-ˈfild-\

Definition of smoke–filled room

  1. :  a room (as in a hotel) in which a small group of politicians carry on negotiations

First Known Use of smoke–filled room

1920


SMOKE–FILLED ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

smoke-filled room

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Definition of smoke–filled room for English Language Learners

  • : a room or place where secret decisions are made by a small group of powerful people

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