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Definition of "drawing-room" []

  • A room appropriated for the reception of company; a room to which company withdraws from the dining room. (noun)
  • The company assembled in such a room; also, a reception of company in it. (noun)
  • A room where visitors are received and entertained; living room; sitting room (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

  • A ceremonial or formal reception, esp at court (noun)

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Use "drawing-room" in a sentence
  • "However, the advancements in media and citizen journalism has made it difficult for the Ministers and their gangs to cover up their blunders and drawing-room statements."
  • "The assumption is understandable, given that we see him at one memorable point shooting holes in his drawing-room wall, out of sheer boredom."
  • "In one of the last glimpses we have of Nellie in the diary, she is standing “by the drawing-room door in the full light, white & pink, with her funny rather foolish mulish face.”"