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living room

a room in a home used, especially by a family, for leisure activities, entertaining guests, etc.; parlor.
Origin of living room
1815-25 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for living room
  • Creating a colorful outdoor living room from an unruly yard can seem intimidating.
  • Of course, there's no telling when these transfer rates will make it to your living room.
  • Now take that same pile and put it in the center of your living room.
  • By tapping into that inner explorer, you can make a world of difference from your own living room.
  • Reading a book while sitting in an armchair in the living room is fine.
  • Our living room is great because it gets so much light.
  • Since then it's been happily sweeping my living room and dining room every week or so.
  • At best, it's a congeries of local groups, often six people gathered in a living room.
  • At home now, she makes herself a pot of coffee and sits down in the living room, cradling her cup.
  • They go to bed with someone who does, or doesn't, think it's a priority to keep the living room clean.
British Dictionary definitions for living room

living room

a room in a private house or flat used for relaxation and entertainment of guests
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Word Origin and History for living room

"room set up for ordinary social use," 1795 (as opposed to bedroom, dining room, etc.); from living (n.) + room (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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