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green·room

 (grēn′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
A waiting room or lounge for the use of performers when they are offstage, as in a theater or concert hall.

[So called because such rooms were originally painted green.]

greenroom

(ˈɡriːnˌruːm; -ˌrʊm)
n
(Theatre) (esp formerly) a backstage room in a theatre where performers may rest or receive visitors
[C18: probably from its original colour]

green•room

(ˈgrinˌrum, -ˌrʊm)

n.
a lounge, as in a theater, for use by performers when they are not onstage.
[1695–1705]

greenroom

A room or area in a theater where actors can relax while not on stage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greenroom - a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
theater, theatre, house - a building where theatrical performances or motion-picture shows can be presented; "the house was full"
Translations

greenroom

green room [ˈgriːnruːm] n [theatre, TV studio] → foyer m des artistesgreen salad nsalade f vertegreen thumb n (US) to have a green thumb (= be good with plants) → avoir la main verteGreenwich Mean Time [ˌgrɛnɪtʃˈmiːntaɪm]
see GMT

greenroom

[ˈgriːnˌruːm] n (Theatre) → camerino
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The old Jew stood grinning at the doorway of the dusty greenroom, making elaborate speeches about us both, while we stood looking at each other like children.
I can stand it no longer, and I think, I may say, that nothing shall ever tempt me to it again; but one good thing I have just ascertained: it is the very room for a theatre, precisely the shape and length for it; and the doors at the farther end, communicating with each other, as they may be made to do in five minutes, by merely moving the bookcase in my father's room, is the very thing we could have desired, if we had sat down to wish for it; and my father's room will be an excellent greenroom.
Hunter of grisettes, smoker, jester, diner-out and frequenter of supper-parties, always tuned to the highest pitch, shining equally in the greenroom and at the balls given among the grisettes of the Allee des Veuves, he was just as surprisingly entertaining at table as at a picnic, as gay and lively at midnight on the streets as in the morning when he jumped out of bed, and yet at heart gloomy and melancholy, like most of the great comic players.
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Scouser Ricky had been moving items from his home when he stopped at his Greenroom variety club in Liverpool.
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