smoke-filled room

\ ˈsmōk-ˈfild- How to pronounce smoke-filled room (audio) \

Definition of smoke-filled room

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

First Known Use of smoke-filled room

1920, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of smoke-filled room

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

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one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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