studio apartment


Definition of studio apartment

: a small apartment consisting typically of a main room, kitchenette, and bathroom

Examples of studio apartment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Whether you and your partner are locked up in a tiny studio apartment or rattling around together in a sprawling estate, being cut off from the rest of the world puts a lot of pressure on your relationship. Alexandra Samuel, WSJ, "Staying Happily Married When You’re Both Working at Home," 14 May 2020 Several days a week, Capizzi and Yang work out of their tiny K-town studio apartment. Max Bell, Los Angeles Times, "Their beautifully curated vintage-book pop-ups were thriving. Along came coronavirus," 23 Apr. 2020 Among the Reclaimers is Ruby Gordillo, a thirty-three-year-old, L.A.-born mother of three who had been living several miles away, with her children and husband, in a small studio apartment. Dana Goodyear, The New Yorker, "The Coronavirus Spurs a Movement of People Reclaiming Vacant Homes," 28 Mar. 2020 From 2010 to 2019, the median sale price of a Manhattan studio apartment rose to $475,000, up 23 percent from $384,800, according to an analysis by his firm, Miller Samuel. Stefanos Chen, New York Times, "New York’s Millennial Homeowners and Where to Find Them," 20 Mar. 2020 Sam Braslow, a freelance journalist, considered three options: Move in with his parents and 92-year-old grandfather, isolate himself in his studio apartment or throw in his lot with his three friends. Cindy Chang, Los Angeles Times, "Not going coronavirus outbreak alone: Some find quarantine buddies to lessen isolation," 1 Apr. 2020 Listening with my eyes closed, the song seemed to lift me out of my studio apartment and into a sunset jam session somewhere in the tropics. The New Yorker, "Quarantine Culture Recommendations: “Troop Beverly Hills,” Japanese Industrial Music, and Jah9," 27 Mar. 2020 Rental properties start around $2,000 a month for a studio apartment or $6,000 a month for a two-bedroom home and reach into the five figures for an ocean-view compound. Debra Kamin, New York Times, "Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles: Where Mountains Meet the Sea," 11 Feb. 2020 He was arrested in 2011 following a rent dispute over his downtown studio apartment. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Longtime inmate who felt safer behind bars was killed in jail," 24 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of studio apartment

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Studio apartment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of studio apartment

US : a small apartment that has a main room, a very small kitchen, and a bathroom

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