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
References in classic literature ?
Well, that was settled; he had lost his portmanteau also; for the sixpence with which he had paid the Murrayfield Toll was one that had strayed alone into his waistcoat pocket, and unless he once more successfully achieved the adventure of the house of crime, his portmanteau lay in the cloakroom in eternal pawn, for lack of a penny fee.
If on such a night we could remain behind in the Gardens, as the famous Maimie Mannering did, we might see delicious sights, hundreds of lovely fairies hastening to the ball, the married ones wearing their wedding-rings round their waists, the gentlemen, all in uniform, holding up the ladies' trains, and linkmen running in front carrying winter cherries, which are the fairy-lanterns, the cloakroom where they put on their silver slippers and get a ticket for their wraps, the flowers streaming up from the Baby Walk to look on, and always welcome because they can lend a pin, the suppertable, with Queen Mab at the head of it, and behind her chair the Lord Chamberlain, who carries a dandelion on which he blows when Her Majesty wants to know the time.
It has a hall, fitted cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, lounge, study, refitted farmhouse style breakfast kitchen, utility room and another toilet.
Generally the most visited room in the house, the cloakroom plays host not only to family but countless visitors too - but it's often overlooked.
Price: pounds 1,100,000Canterbury Close, Freshfield A beautifully presented executive detached residence with thoughtfully extended family accommodation in the Bishop's Court development, the property comprises two entertaining rooms, a conservatory, a spacious playroom/study,a kitchen/family room,laundry room,fitted cloakroom,four bedrooms,an en- suites hower room and a family bathroom.
The Regent has a connecting lounge and dining room, a breakfasting kitchen, adjoining utility room, study, cloakroom and en-suite facilities.
Contract awarded for Provision of cleaning services consisting in cleaning the building of the sports and entertainment hall in kobierzyce, the cloakroom building in solna at ul.
Accommodation on the ground floor comprises a hallway with stairs, a cloakroom with toilet and wash basin, a dining room, a fitted kitchen and a utility room.
There's cloakroom, lounge/dining room and breakfast kitchen, a double width driveway and single garage.
Headteacher Mrs Judy Jackson said: "I said in my dreams this cloakroom will be a library one day and a year later it is.