Definition of Drawing room

1. Noun. A formal room where visitors can be received and entertained.

Exact synonyms: Withdrawing Room
Generic synonyms: Reception Room

2. Noun. A private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet.
Generic synonyms: Compartment
Group relationships: Sleeper, Sleeping Car, Wagon-lit

Definition of Drawing room

1. Noun. (British) a multi functional room that can be used for any purpose in a palace or castle ¹

2. Noun. (British) any room where visitors may be entertained; now, the living room ¹

3. Noun. (American English) a private room on a railroad sleeping car ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drawing Room

drawing boards
drawing card
drawing chalk
drawing dead
drawing hand
drawing hands
drawing ink
drawing live
drawing lots
drawing off
drawing out
drawing paper
drawing pin
drawing pins
drawing power
drawing room (current term)
drawing rooms
drawing string
drawing table

Literary usage of Drawing room

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1. An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde (1899)
"A pair of folding doors at the back open into the drawing-room. The fire is lit. Phipps, the butler, is arranging some newspapers on the writing-table. ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1808)
"The drawing-room has fome French ... to kave been ufed as a drawing-room. lu the large room are ... drawingroom ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"Fisher's Drawing-Room Scrap Book, 1842. Fisher & Co. A SPLENDID and valuable array of Fisher's Annuals and Pictorials have reached us ; but so late in the ..."

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