Definition of living room in English:

living room

noun

  • A room in a house for general everyday use.

    ‘the apartment has a comfy living room with sofas, chairs, TV, and dining table’
    • ‘Do you share at least one meal a day or share a living room or sitting room with a group of people?’
    • ‘Draperies, of course, are a popular choice for living rooms and dining rooms.’
    • ‘There were two living rooms and a kitchen downstairs, three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.’
    • ‘There was a living room as well as the family room, which was part of an extension my parents had built.’
    • ‘Rooms that are counted include living rooms, bedrooms and large kitchens.’
    • ‘The house had six bedrooms, a big living room and a cramped kitchen with a pantry out the back.’
    • ‘The main living room and kitchen area is in an open-plan format on the ground floor.’
    • ‘The first floor is the kitchen, the second a storehouse and the upper floors living rooms and bedrooms.’
    • ‘For night-time visits use side lights to create a warm and relaxed feel in living rooms and bedrooms.’
    • ‘Fancy furniture and luxurious carpets appear without warning in the living rooms of poor families.’
    • ‘Also remember you may not need to clean formal living rooms or dining rooms each time you clean.’
    • ‘The consultation took place in the living room, the middle room of a terraced house.’
    • ‘For more than 20 years he was a comforting presence in America's living rooms, particularly during the Vietnam war.’
    • ‘In common with the living room, the dining area has a high ceiling and a fireplace.’
    • ‘No one was hurt in the blaze but it badly damaged the living room and bedrooms.’
    • ‘With the aid of a torch I crawled under the floors and fixed a cable from the kitchen to the living room.’
    • ‘Inside, features include white oak floors in the entrance halls, living rooms and kitchens.’
    • ‘According to company officials, they are ideal for children's rooms and living rooms.’
    • ‘Both have jumped to the conclusion that the nerve center of this gigantic marketplace is the living room; our living rooms.’
    • ‘My Old Granny had her upright in the small living room of her tiny single bedroom house.’
    sitting room, lounge, parlour, front room, drawing room, morning room, reception room, salon, family room
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Pronunciation

living room