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dressing room

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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • At last, quite exhausted, she fled to her dressing room, where she found Florence and the faithful Tico awaiting her.

    Green Eyes Roy J. Snell
  • In Mignon's dressing room, however, a veritable tornado had burst.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • Nellie Agnew was the first to enter the dressing room assigned to the Central High girls.

  • But down in the dressing room Mignon had struggled to her feet.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • The dressing room, apodyterium, was usually entered from the court through a passageway or anteroom.

British Dictionary definitions for dressing room

dressing room

(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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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