front room
noun Date: 1781 living room, parlor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • front room — noun count MAINLY BRITISH the main room at the front of a house where you sit, watch television etc: LIVING ROOM …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • front room — n. a room in the front of a house, esp. a living room …   English World dictionary

  • front room — n the main room in a house where you usually sit = ↑living room …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • front room — front′ room′ n. a living room or parlor …   From formal English to slang

  • front room — noun a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax (Freq. 4) • Syn: ↑living room, ↑living room, ↑sitting room, ↑parlor, ↑parlour • Hypernyms: ↑room …   Useful english dictionary

  • front room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms front room : singular front room plural front rooms the main room at the front of a house where you sit, watch television etc …   English dictionary

  • front room — noun a) A living room b) (British (formerly?)) A room, normally at the front of the house and kept unusually tidy, reserved for entertaining guests or for special occasions …   Wiktionary

  • front room — a room at the front of a house, esp. a parlor. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • front room — /frʌnt ˈrum/ (say frunt roohm) noun a room near the front of a house, furnished appropriately for receiving and entertaining guests and for more or less formal family occasions …   Australian English dictionary

  • front room — noun (C) the main room in a house where you usually sit; living room …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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