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Definition of "waiting room" [waiting room]

  • A room, as in a railroad station or physician's office, for the use of people waiting. (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 "waiting room" in a sentence
  • "The questions that Noelle Lange and Rose Sakowitz and all the other people down in the waiting room wanted me to ask."
  • "Dr. Nath walked into the waiting room to address the family."
  • "Tatiana Vasilievna spends a lot of time in the waiting room because she likes the director, my boss."