Smoking room

Smoking room

Smoking Room "(or Smoking Lounge)" refers to a room which is specifically used for smoking in, These can be found in airports, and many office like buildings. Such rooms are usually free to enter and are equipped with chairs and lights. A cigarette company usually sponsors these smoking rooms, bearing its name on the room walls (eg. Camel, Lucky Strikes, Woodbine etc..)

In most regions, there is an age restriction for the smoking age (usually 18) to enter such an establishment.

Historical use

A smoking room was traditionally used after dinner in grand residences, usually, but not exclusively, by the gentlemen present at dinner for consuming tobacco.

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  • smoking room — also smoking lounge AmE n a room where smoking is allowed in a public building …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smoking room — n. a room or lounge set apart for smoking …   English World dictionary

  • smoking room — smoking ,room noun count a room in an office, factory, etc. where people are allowed to smoke …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • smoking room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms smoking room : singular smoking room plural smoking rooms a room in an office, factory etc where people are allowed to smoke …   English dictionary

  • smoking-room — smok·ing room (smōʹkīng ro͞om , ro͝om ) adj. Marked by indecency; obscene: smoking room humor. * * * …   Universalium

  • smoking room — a room set apart for smoking, as in a hotel or clubhouse. [1680 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • smoking room — noun (C) a room where smoking is allowed in a building such as a hotel or factory …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • smoking-room — n. a room in a hotel or house, kept for smoking in …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoking room — n. room set aside for people to smoke in, room in a hotel or private club for smokers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • smoking room — noun room in a hotel or club set apart for smokers • Hypernyms: ↑room …   Useful english dictionary

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