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living room

n.
A room in a private residence intended for general social and leisure activities. Also called front room.

living room

n
a room in a private house or flat used for relaxation and entertainment of guests

liv′ing room`


n.
1. a room in a home used by the members of the household for leisure activities, entertaining guests, etc.; parlor.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.living room - a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relaxliving 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

living room

noun lounge, parlour, sitting room, drawing room, front room, reception room, television room We were sitting in the living room watching TV.
References in classic literature ?
Number Thirteen reached the verandah of the house and peered through the window into the living room, where an oil lamp, turned low, dimly lighted the interior, which he saw was unoccupied.
Cautiously he approached one of the four doors which opened from the living room.
At length, however, he slowly comprehended that no act of his would change the hideous fact of his origin; that nothing would make him acceptable in her eyes, and with a shake of his head he arose and stepped toward the living room to continue his search for the professor.
Almost simultaneously Professor Maxon and Sing rushed into the living room to ascertain the cause of the wild alarm, while at the same instant Bududreen's assassins sprang through the door with upraised krisses, to be almost immediately followed by Muda Saffir's six Dyaks brandishing their long spears and wicked parangs.
The front room or living room occupied the whole of Kearney's cabin.
There was a half-humorous, half-apologetic exhibition of the rude utensils of the living room, and then the young men turned away as the two girls entered the open door of the second room.
There's a splendid living room with a fireplace in it downstairs, and a dining room that looks out on the harbor, and a little room that will do for my office.
We can see it from our living room windows and our front door.
The big living room, with its huge fireplace, divans, shelves and tables of books and magazines, was the center of things.
Billy took little interest in the many discussions waged in Hall's big living room.
He was unable to forget the torment of his puppyhood, wherein everlasting hatred of the black had been woven into the fibres of consciousness; and such a terror did he make himself that Sheldon was forced to shut him up in the living room when, for any reason, strange natives were permitted in the compound.
There is but one thing to do, Alice," and he spoke as quietly as though they were sitting in their snug living room at home, "and that is work.