waiting room

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of waiting room

: a room (as in a doctor's office) for the use of persons (such as patients) who are waiting

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WAITING ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

waiting room

Definition of waiting room for English Language Learners

  • : a room in a hospital, doctor's office, train station, etc., where people can sit down and wait


WAITING ROOM Defined for Kids

waiting room

noun

Definition of waiting room for Students

: a room (as in a station or an office) for the use of people waiting


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