Meaning of “sitting room” in the English Dictionary

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"sitting room" in British English

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sitting roomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsɪt.ɪŋ ˌruːm/ us /ˈsɪt̬.ɪŋ ˌruːm/ UK or US old-fashioned


  • The sitting room had exposed wooden beams.
  • We've just painted the sitting room.
  • She's in the sitting room, watching TV.
  • We've bought a new sofa for the sitting room.
  • Shall we adjourn to the sitting room for coffee?

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