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smoking room

noun
1.
a room set apart for smoking, as in a hotel or clubhouse.
Origin of smoking room
1680-1690
1680-90
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  • A yell from some of the players gathered about the news ticker in the smoking room brought Joe to his feet.

  • They went into the smoking room and the escort began forthwith.

    Simon J. Storer Clouston
  • Mr. Coulson returned to the smoking room, whistling softly to himself.

    The Illustrious Prince E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The Wildcat hung the Britisher's coat and vest in the smoking room.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • Chester obtained one and placed it on the table of the smoking room.

    Story of Chester Lawrence Nephi Anderson
  • Jim Farland went to the smoking room and sat down in a corner.

    The Brand of Silence Harrington Strong
  • As he passed the smoking room he caught sight of Gerald seated in an armchair by the window.

    The Riverman Stewart Edward White
  • A party of men were chatting in the smoking room after dinner.

  • To get out of the labyrinth I went into the smoking room and took counsel of my briar-root and the foot-hills.

British Dictionary definitions for smoking room

smoking room

noun
1.
a room, esp in a hotel or club, for those who wish to smoke
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