Greenroom
Greenroom Green"room` (gr[=e]n"room`), n. The retiring room of actors and actresses in a theater. [1913 Webster]

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  • greenroom — [grēn′ro͞om΄] n. a waiting room in some theaters or concert halls, for use by actors or musicians when they are offstage …   English World dictionary

  • greenroom — [[t]gri͟ːnruːm[/t]] greenrooms also green room N COUNT A greenroom is a room in a theatre or television studio where performers can rest …   English dictionary

  • greenroom — noun Date: 1701 a room (as in a theater or studio) where performers can relax before or after appearances …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greenroom — /green roohm , room /, n. a lounge in a theater, broadcasting studio, or the like, for use by performers when they are not onstage, on camera, etc. [1695 1705; GREEN + ROOM, prob. so called because orig. painted green] * * * …   Universalium

  • greenroom — Synonyms and related words: L, R, acting area, antechamber, anteroom, apron, apron stage, audience chamber, backstage, band shell, bandstand, board, bridge, coulisse, dock, dressing room, flies, fly floor, fly gallery, forestage, grid, gridiron,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Greenroom — Green|room [...ru:m] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. green room, eigtl. »grünes Zimmer«> (veraltet) Konversationszimmer im engl. Theater für Schauspieler, Publikum u. Verfasser von Bühnenstücken …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • greenroom — green|room [ grin,rum ] noun count a room in a theater or television STUDIO where performers can rest and receive visitors …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • greenroom — green·room || griːnrÊŠm n. room used by actors when they are not on stage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • greenroom — green•room [[t]ˈgrinˌrum, ˌrʊm[/t]] n. sbz a lounge, as in a theater, for use by performers when they are not onstage • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • greenroom — noun a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑room • Part Holonyms: ↑theater, ↑theatre, ↑house * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

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