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drawing-room comedy

[draw-ing-room, -roo m] /ˈdrɔ ɪŋˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun, Theater
1.
a light, sophisticated comedy typically set in a drawing room with characters drawn from polite society.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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