smoke-filled room

noun \ ˈsmōk-ˈfild- \

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


SMOKE-FILLED ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

smoke-filled room

noun

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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