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Definition of "veranda" []

  • A porch or balcony, usually roofed and often partly enclosed, extending along the outside of a building. Also called regionally gallery. (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 "veranda" in a sentence
  • "They called the area the “White Highlands”; it later became notorious for the decadent lifestyle of some of its titled veranda farmers."
  • "Their laughing voices charged with excitement beat against the glassed-in veranda like birds and a strange, saltish smell came from the basket."
  • "Mrs Gildea had settled early to her morning's work in what she called the veranda-study of her cottage in Leichardt's Town."