Definition of antechambering in English:

antechambering

(also antichambering)

noun

rare
  • Waiting in or as if in an antechamber; a period spent doing this. Hence: the action of spending time trying to win favour from an influential person.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Beckford (1760–1844), writer and art collector. From antechamber + -ing, apparently chiefly after verbal constructions in German and French.

Pronunciation

antechambering

/ˈantɪˌtʃeɪmb(ə)rɪŋ/