follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

great room

noun
1.
a large, open room in a house, especially a living room that doubles as a family room or dining room.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for great room
Historical Examples
  • Mistress Lettice in the great room went into hysterics for the fifth time that morning.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • The great room was for the mean time given over to the Frankses.

    Weighed and Wanting George MacDonald
  • The cooks worked in an open-ended extension at the rear of the great room.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph
  • In the great room out there are windows of quartz high in the ceiling.

    The Finding of Haldgren Charles Willard Diffin
  • A puff of the morning breeze entered the great room, faint and chill.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • The council-hall is, as it ought to be, a great room built of trunks of trees.

    Old Fort Snelling Marcus L. Hansen
  • Barclay's hard jaw trembled, and his eyes were wet as he rose and limped across the great room.

    A Certain Rich Man William Allen White
  • Five hundred workmen were polishing off their plates in the great room.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • The tower is still standing, and the great room where the monks ate and drank—used at present as a granary.

    After Dark Wilkie Collins
  • Miss Merton, Marjorie's pet aversion, had stalked into the great room.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for great room

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for great

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends