squad room

noun

Definition of squad room

1 : a room in a barracks used to billet soldiers
2 : a room in a police station where members of the force assemble

Examples of squad room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some believed Liverpool’s midfield would be a weakness after the departure of Wijnaldum, but the Dutchman’s exit has allowed others in their squad room to breathe. Graham Ruthven, Forbes, 28 Sep. 2021 In the final moments, the daughter opens fire in the squad room, shooting her mother’s rapist, killer, a complicit federal agent, and an innocent nun. Lillian Brown, Vulture, 1 Apr. 2021 A half dozen New Jersey state troopers, in response to the July 31 teletype, filed into the squad room. Elon Green, Vulture, 24 Feb. 2021 The school’s total enrollment — 100 students — could fit into a single squad room at the Dee Events Center. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 Jan. 2021 There’s changes in the squad room, there’s changes in the DA’s office. Jessica Derschowitz, EW.com, 25 Sep. 2019 Sadler started the account about four years ago from the perspective of Edith, an Amazon parrot that lived in the officer’s squad room for many years. Sarah Feldberg, SFChronicle.com, 16 Aug. 2019 But the movement has had broader impact, playing out in police squad rooms, jury boxes and prosecutors’ offices around the country. Benjamin Weiser, New York Times, 25 July 2019 Adding to Shea’s throwback vibe is the world-weary rasp in his voice, a product of his blue-collar Queens roots and a thousand late nights in squad rooms. Chris Smith, Daily Intelligencer, 2 Mar. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of squad room

1943, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Squad room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squad%20room. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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