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DRAWING ROOM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does drawing room mean? 

DRAWING ROOM (noun)
  The noun DRAWING ROOM has 2 senses:

1. a formal room where visitors can be received and entertained
2. a private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet

  Familiarity information: DRAWING ROOM used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DRAWING ROOM (noun)


Sense 1drawing room [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A formal room where visitors can be received and entertained

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

drawing room; withdrawing room

Hypernyms ("drawing room" is a kind of...):

reception room (a room for receiving and entertaining visitors (as in a private house or hotel))


Sense 2drawing room [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("drawing room" is a kind of...):

compartment (a partitioned section or separate room within a larger enclosed area)

Holonyms ("drawing room" is a part of...):

sleeper; sleeping car; wagon-lit (a passenger car that has berths for sleeping)


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