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dressing room

a room for use in getting dressed, especially one for performers backstage in a theater, television studio, etc.
Origin of dressing room
1665-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Over half an hour each night in the dressing room, he slowly became her.
  • Jane heard about his accident and ran from her dressing room to comfort him.
  • So she bought a bed and moved it into the dressing room.
  • Between shots she can often be seen sitting quietly in her dressing room, reading a novel.
  • Upstairs they added a dressing room covered completely in silver foil, including the insides of the drawers.
  • While the shop conducts its business, agency personnel may enter the headquarters through the tiny dressing room at the rear.
  • The other side was used as a dressing room and for private correspondence.
  • The second floor contains five bedrooms, one with a connecting dressing room.
  • Some suggestions offered are for both specific applications, and some are general to any locker dressing room.
  • Dive facilities consist of a dressing room with cages for dive equipment and an air compressor and air storage cylinders.
British Dictionary definitions for dressing room

dressing room

(theatre) a room backstage for an actor to change clothing and to make up
any room used for changing clothes, such as one at a sports ground or off a bedroom
(in sport, esp soccer) a sense of camaraderie or team spirit
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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