cloakroom


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cloak·room

 (klōk′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
1. A room where coats and other articles may be left temporarily, as in a theater or school. Also called coatroom.
2. A private lounge adjacent to a legislative chamber.

cloakroom

(ˈkləʊkˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
1. a room in which hats, coats, luggage, etc, may be temporarily deposited
2. Brit a euphemistic word for lavatory

cloak•room

(ˈkloʊkˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
1. a room in which outer garments, umbrellas, etc., may be left temporarily, as in a restaurant.
2. Brit. a baggage room, as at a railway station.
[1850–55]

cloakroom

checkroom

A cloakroom is a room where you leave your hat and coat, especially in a place of entertainment.

In American English, a room like this is sometimes called a checkroom.

In British English, cloakroom is also a polite word for a toilet.

See toilet

In American English, a checkroom is also a place where luggage can be left for a short time, especially at a railway station.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cloakroom - a private lounge off of a legislative chamber
waiting area, waiting room, lounge - a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
2.cloakroom - a room where coats and other articles can be left temporarily
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
Translations
حُجْرَة لـِحَفْظ الـمَعاطِفغُرْفَه تُتْرَك فيها المَعاطِفمِرْحاض
šatnatoaleta
garderobetoilet
vaatesäilytys
garderoba
fatageymslasalerni
クローク
휴대품 보관소
garderoba
kapprum
ห้องเก็บเสื้อโค้ท
phòng để mũ áo

cloakroom

[ˈkləʊkrʊm] N
1. (for coats) → guardarropa m, ropero m
2. (Brit) (euph) (= toilet) → lavabo m, servicios mpl, baño m (LAm)

cloakroom

[ˈkləʊkrʊm] n
(for coats)vestiaire m
(British) (= W.C.) → toilettes fplcloakroom attendant n (for coats)préposé(e) m/f au vestiairecloakroom ticket nnuméro m de vestiaire

cloakroom

[ˈkləʊkˌrʊm] n (for coats) → guardaroba m inv (Brit) (euph) → toilette f inv

cloak

(kləuk) noun
a loose outer garment without sleeves, covering most of the body; something that conceals. a woollen cloak; They arrived under cloak of darkness.
verb
to cover or hide. He used a false name to cloak his activities.
ˈcloakroom noun
1. a room for coats, hats etc.
2. a lavatory. the ladies' cloakroom.

cloakroom

حُجْرَة لـِحَفْظ الـمَعاطِف šatna garderobe Garderobe γκαρνταρόμπα guardarropa vaatesäilytys vestiaire garderoba guardaroba クローク 휴대품 보관소 garderobe garderobe szatnia vestiário гардероб kapprum ห้องเก็บเสื้อโค้ท vestiyer phòng để mũ áo 衣帽间
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