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Definition of "withdrawing-room" [with•draw•ing-room]

  • A room for retirement from another room, as from a dining room; a drawing-room. (noun)

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

Use "withdrawing-room" in a sentence
  • "As all readers of Regency novels know, the ladies withdrew to the withdrawing-room after dinner, leaving the gentlemen at table."
  • "He bowed accordingly with the deepest deference to the Lady Brenhilda, who, having made some alterations to enhance the splendour of her attire, now moved forward from the withdrawing-room into which she had retreated."
  • "“That you will be pleased to come to her directly, in the withdrawing-room,” answered Lilias."