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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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  • In his dressing room he kept a large open bible in which he daily read.

    The Grand Old Man Richard B. Cook
  • You will observe that she has fine rugs in her dressing room and bathroom.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • "Keep her there, in the dressing room, until I return," he said in a quick whisper.

    The Film of Fear Arnold Fredericks
  • "She dared—dared to receive you alone in her dressing room," she said.

    Spring Street James H. Richardson
  • "Miss Carrillo asks that you be directed to her dressing room," the gateman said.

    Spring Street James H. Richardson
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
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