Definition of living room in English:

living room


  • A room in a house for general everyday use.

    ‘sitting around in the living room watching TV all day’
    • ‘There was a living room as well as the family room, which was part of an extension my parents had built.’
    • ‘According to company officials, they are ideal for children's rooms and living rooms.’
    • ‘Inside, features include white oak floors in the entrance halls, living rooms and kitchens.’
    • ‘Rooms that are counted include living rooms, bedrooms and large kitchens.’
    • ‘The first floor is the kitchen, the second a storehouse and the upper floors living rooms and bedrooms.’
    • ‘Do you share at least one meal a day or share a living room or sitting room with a group of people?’
    • ‘In common with the living room, the dining area has a high ceiling and a fireplace.’
    • ‘There were two living rooms and a kitchen downstairs, three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.’
    • ‘For more than 20 years he was a comforting presence in America's living rooms, particularly during the Vietnam war.’
    • ‘For night-time visits use side lights to create a warm and relaxed feel in living rooms and bedrooms.’
    • ‘Also remember you may not need to clean formal living rooms or dining rooms each time you clean.’
    • ‘The main living room and kitchen area is in an open-plan format on the ground floor.’
    • ‘Draperies, of course, are a popular choice for living rooms and dining rooms.’
    • ‘The house had six bedrooms, a big living room and a cramped kitchen with a pantry out the back.’
    • ‘Fancy furniture and luxurious carpets appear without warning in the living rooms of poor families.’
    • ‘The consultation took place in the living room, the middle room of a terraced house.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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
    tv room
    common room
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living room