Meaning of “bay window” in the English Dictionary


"bay window" in English

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bay windownoun [ C ]

uk /ˌbeɪ ˈwɪn.dəʊ/ us /ˌbeɪ ˈwɪn.doʊ/

Examples from literature

  • At one side of the fireplace was a heavy curtain which covered the bay window we had seen from outside. 
  • He led the former into a bay window and began talking with him in a low tone. 
  • In the bay window was the most conspicuous object in the room—a fine marble bust of Goethe. 
  • Paul went to the bay window and looked out. 
  • There was a bay window in the room. 

(Definition of “bay window” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)