Definition of “drawing room” - English Dictionary

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“drawing room” in British English

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drawing roomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdrɔː.ɪŋ ˌruːm/ us /ˈdrɑː.ɪŋ ˌruːm/ formal

Examples from literature

  • Dorothy left the drawing room. 
  • He did not stay long, but soon joined us in the drawing room. 
  • She read it thoughtfully, in the drawing room, awaiting dinner. 
  • The count led the way up to the drawing room. 
  • Then every one repaired again to the drawing room. 

(Definition of “drawing room” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)