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Definition of "garrets" []

  • Plural form of garret. (noun)

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Use "garrets" in a sentence
  • "A truth which has the downside of keeping many true artists poor in garrets and many false ones rich in mansions was universally acknowledged yesterday."
  • "Typhoid and tuberculosis and bankruptcy were handy tools for the author, providing sudden death or disgrace when needed, but they also reflected a familiar social reality: artists did indeed die of ill health in garrets, and businessmen were ruined on the stock exchange."
  • "There is no country yet that has had money enough to give a good home to all of its people, so that its children may not need to be born: n cellars and be crowded in garrets, and live down in ugly, dirty streets."