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front room

front′ room′


n.
a living room or parlor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.front room - a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relaxfront room - a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax
common room - a sitting room (usually at school or university)
dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, abode, domicile - housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
morning room - a sitting room used during the daylight hours
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
salon - elegant sitting room where guests are received
Translations

front room

n (Brit) → salotto
References in classic literature ?
Two little white patches moved vaguely through the darkness, the stairs creaked, the door whined, and they were at the front room window.
On entering the front room at the lodgings she found Mrs.
The door stood open and a table was set in the front room, with four chairs drawn up to it.
He mopped and mowed at me, and called me names; but he was glad to get the ale, for all that; and presently we were set down at a table in the front room of the inn, and both eating and drinking with a good appetite.
Convinced that something was amiss with him, she rushed down the steps--for the house was none other than the opium den in which you found me to-night--and running through the front room she attempted to ascend the stairs which led to the first floor.
Madame Antoine busied herself in the large front room preparing dinner.
Assisting his fainting frame up a flight of stairs and into a front room, she loosed his collar and bathed his face until he was revived.
I finally chose a front room on the third floor, because this brought me nearer to Dejah Thoris, whose apartment was on the second floor of the adjoining building, and it flashed upon me that I could rig up some means of communication whereby she might signal me in case she needed either my services or my protection.
In the front room she could only lie back in the Morris chair sobbing, and listen to what occurred in the kitchen.
He found the door open, and in the front room, which is bare of furniture, discovered the body of a gentleman, well dressed, and having cards in his pocket bearing the name of `Enoch J.
Two witnesses for the mock marriage- Khvostikov, a retired petty official whom Dolokhov made use of in his gambling transactions, and Makarin, a retired hussar, a kindly, weak fellow who had an unbounded affection for Kuragin- were sitting at tea in Dolokhov's front room.
There we sat together, with one long unsnuffed candle lighting us smokily; with the discordantly-grotesque sound of the housekeeper's snoring in the front room, mingling with the sobs of the weeping girl on my bosom.