foyer

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foy·er

 (foi′ər, foi′ā′, fwä′yā′)
n.
1. A lobby or anteroom, as of a theater or hotel.
2. An entrance hall; a vestibule.

[French, social center, from Old French foier, fireplace, from Vulgar Latin *focārium, from Late Latin, neuter of focārius, of the hearth (unattested sense), from Latin focus, fire.]

foyer

(ˈfɔɪeɪ; ˈfɔɪə)
n
1. a hall, lobby, or anteroom, used for reception and as a meeting place, as in a hotel, theatre, cinema, etc
2. (Social Welfare) (in Britain) a centre providing accommodation and employment training, etc. for homeless young people
[C19: from French: fireplace, from Medieval Latin focārius, from Latin focus fire]

foy•er

(ˈfɔɪ ər, ˈfɔɪ eɪ, fwɑˈyeɪ)

n.
1. the lobby of a theater, hotel, or apartment house.
2. a vestibule or entrance hall in a house or apartment.
[1855–60; < French: fireplace, hearth (orig. a room to which theater audiences went for warmth between the acts) < Gallo-Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foyer - a large entrance or reception room or areafoyer - a large entrance or reception room or area
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
narthex - a vestibule leading to the nave of a church
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"

foyer

noun entrance hall, lobby, reception area, vestibule, anteroom, antechamber I went and waited in the foyer.
Translations
صالَه، رَدْهَه
foyervstupní hala
foyer
foaje
anddyri
fojė
foajēvestibils
foyer

foyer

[ˈfɔɪeɪ] Nvestíbulo m

foyer

[ˈfɔɪər ˈfwaɪeɪ] n
[hotel] → vestibule m
[theatre, cinema] → foyer m

foyer

n (in theatre) → Foyer nt; (in hotel also) → Empfangshalle f; (esp US, in apartment house) → Diele f

foyer

[ˈfɔɪeɪ] n (Theatre) → ridotto, foyer m inv

foyer

(ˈfoiei) , ((American) ˈfoiər) noun
an entrance hall to a theatre, hotel etc. I'll meet you in the foyer.
References in classic literature ?
At twelve o'clock, be in the little room behind the chimney-place of the big crush-room.
Same goes for the crush-room, a theater hall or lobby where the audience went between acts.