work a room

Definition of work a room

  1. :  to talk to the people in a room to get their support, approval, etc. a politician who really knows how to work a room

Word by Word Definitions

workplay
  1. :  activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

    :  sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

    :  activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood

  1. :  used for work

    :  suitable or styled for wear while working

    :  involving or engaged in work

  1. :  to bring to pass :  effect

    :  to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on :  forge, shape

    :  to make or decorate with needlework

roomplay
  1. :  an extent of space occupied by or sufficient or available for something

    :  an appropriate or designated position, post, or station

    :  place, stead

  1. :  to occupy or share a room especially as a lodger

    :  to accommodate with lodgings


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