smoking room


: a room (as in a hotel or club) set apart for smokers

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The property has luxe features such as handmade marquetry floors, a billiards room with walls upholstered in red Hermès leather, and a smoking room equipped with a ventilation system. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, 14 Sep. 2022 Thomas Andrews was last seen in the First Class smoking room, staring at a painting of a ship on the wall. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 14 Apr. 2022 Dinner will be followed by a nightcap in the home's luxurious smoking room. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 22 June 2021 The professional-quality Gaggeneau kitchen (and personalized catering from Dudognon’s restaurant kitchen) may not come as surprise, but the smoking room/tasting cellar, private gym, and 60-foot-long swimming pool might. Ann Abel, Forbes, 17 May 2021 Other highlights include a smoking room with an air purification system and a billiards room with a wet bar. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 10 Sep. 2020 In 1887, a vestibule was inaugurated which allowed smooth access from one carriage to another and led to such delights as the drawing room and the smoking room, aromatic with domesticity. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 4 May 2020 Science has known about this type of environmental pollution for years, sparking the creation of smoking and non-smoking rooms at hotels, restaurants and the like. Sandee Lamotte, CNN, 4 Mar. 2020 Florent holes up in the Hotel Mercure, which contains one of Paris’s last smoking rooms — its existence a rare rebuke of the city’s new corporate norms. Daniel Tenreiro, National Review, 16 Nov. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1689, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of smoking room was in 1689

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Cite this Entry

“Smoking room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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