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Definition of "foyer" []

  • A lobby or anteroom, as of a theater or hotel. (noun)
  • An entrance hall; a vestibule. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foyer" in a sentence
  • "I would like to put up some kind of doors to the rooms off the foyer, because I would like to emphasize the sense that the foyer is the most public room of our private residence, and the place for people to get the impression that this is a someone's little kingdom they are entering and not the local hangout."
  • "Jessica Antola The foyer is accented by one of Mr. Adler's bright orange lacquer console tables."
  • "The original closed-in foyer was dramatically opened."