- a room for use in getting dressed, especially one for performers backstage in a theater, television studio, etc.
Origin of dressing room
First recorded in 1665–75
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Examples from the Web for dressing room
Both movies feature an abundance of feather boas, glitter makeup, and dressing-room catfights.Burlesque v. Showgirls: The Face-Off
November 23, 2010
Lady Glistonbury's maid showed him into her lady's dressing-room and retired.Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10)
She led the way to Mrs. Delacour's dressing-room, and all the company followed.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
I had a dressing-room on the top floor which I shared with Mlle. Coblentz.
In my dressing-room I counted one hundred and thirty bouquets.
I left the furniture of my dressing-room to a young artiste.
- theatre a room backstage for an actor to change clothing and to make up
- any room used for changing clothes, such as one at a sports ground or off a bedroom
- (in sport, esp soccer) a sense of camaraderie or team spirit
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