checkroom
noun Date: 1900 a room at which baggage, parcels, or clothing can be left for safekeeping

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • checkroom — ☆ checkroom [chek′ro͞om΄ ] n. [see CHECK (vt. 7)] a room in which hats, coats, baggage, parcels, etc. may be left in safekeeping until called for …   English World dictionary

  • checkroom — /chek roohm , room /, n. a room where hats, coats, parcels, etc., may be checked. [1895 1900, Amer.; CHECK1 + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • checkroom — noun A place where outdoor clothing or luggage may be temporarily stored …   Wiktionary

  • checkroom — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parcel room, cloakroom, locker, baggage room, left luggage office (British); see also closet , room 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • checkroom — check|room [ˈtʃek rum, ru:m] n AmE a place in a restaurant, theatre etc where you can leave your coat, bags etc to be guarded British Equivalent: cloakroom …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • checkroom — check|room [ tʃek,ru:m ] noun count AMERICAN a room in a restaurant or other public place where you can leave your coat, hat, bag, etc. so that someone will guard them. British cloakroom: COAT CHECK, CLOAKROOM, HATCHECK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • checkroom — n. room where luggage or clothing is left for safekeeping, cloakroom …   English contemporary dictionary

  • checkroom — noun (C) AmE a place in a restaurant, theatre etc where you can leave your coat, bags etc to be guarded; cloakroom (1): BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • checkroom — check•room [[t]ˈtʃɛkˌrum, ˌrʊm[/t]] n. a room where hats, coats, parcels, etc., may be checked • Etymology: 1895–1900, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • checkroom — /ˈtʃɛkrum/ (say chekroohm) noun US 1. a left luggage office. 2. a cloakroom …   Australian English dictionary

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