drawing room

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drawing room

n.
1. A large room in which guests are entertained.
2. A ceremonial reception.
3. A large private room on a railroad sleeping car.

[Short for earlier withdrawing room.]

drawing room

n
1. a room where visitors are received and entertained; living room; sitting room
2. archaic a ceremonial or formal reception, esp at court

draw′ing room`


n.
1. a formal reception room, esp. in an apartment or private house.
2. (in a railroad car) a private room for two or three passengers.
3. Brit. a formal reception, esp. at court.
[1635–45; shortening of now obsolete withdrawing room]

drawing room

- A shortening of withdrawing room, the room to which the ladies withdrew, leaving the men to smoking and drinking.
See also related terms for leaving.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drawing room - a formal room where visitors can be received and entertaineddrawing room - a formal room where visitors can be received and entertained
reception room - a room for receiving and entertaining visitors (as in a private house or hotel)
2.drawing room - a private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
sleeping car, wagon-lit, sleeper - a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
Translations
غُرْفَةُ الجُلوس
přijímací pokojsalon
dagligstue

drawing room

nsalotto

drawing room

(ˈdroːiŋrum) noun
a sitting room.
References in classic literature ?
A pretty and rather wide antechamber, lighted from the courtyard, led to the grand salon, the windows of which looked on the street.
I led the way to the grand salon, for as to private rooms they had been all retained days before.
sometimes they make a mosaic work, of intricate designs, wrought in pebbles or little fragments of marble laid in cement,) and grand salons hung with pictures by Rubens, Guido, Titian, Paul Veronese, and so on, and portraits of heads of the family, in plumed helmets and gallant coats of mail, and patrician ladies in stunning costumes of centuries ago.
Il est a signaler que cette manche de l'ITB qui constitue le plus grand salon mondial du tourisme en Europe, abritera, sans doute, plus de 200 pays.
La Tunisie participera, pour la 7eme fois consecutive, sous l'egide du CEPEX au plus grand Salon Mondial de l'industrie mobile, Aae' Mobile World Congress (MWC) Aae', qui se tiendra du 26 Fevrier au 1er Mars 2018 a Barcelone (Espagne).
The anniversary will be solemnly celebrated in the Grand Salon of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences with a scientific conference "Historical science in the face of modern challenges" and a documentary exhibition "70 Years of Lived History".
Contract award notice: Renewal of the sound systems of the large amphitheater and the sorbonne~s grand salon.
beaucoup plus grand que] Sur sa participation au 22 e SILA, Rachid Boudjedra note que [beaucoup moins que] c'est un grand salon que j'adore.
The lavish Grand Salon is perfect for an evening cocktail or two.
The great bulge facing the gardens which reflects the oval shape of the huge Grand Salon seems unrelated to the composition, and is covered by a bald slate-covered dome plonked on top like a giant saucepan lid.
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The design for the Grand Salon of the Renwick Gallery provides an adaptive, contemporary destination space that references its classical heritage using rich, sustainable materials.