- a room at the front of a house, especially a parlor.
Origin of front room
First recorded in 1670–80
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Examples from the Web for front room
I heard what Mrs. Souders said in the front-room before supper.Jack the Hunchback
There was a light in the front-room, and someone was moving about.
She laid the sheet back in its place, and went into the front-room.
"A clue at last," he murmured, hurrying to the front-room window to read it.An Artist in Crime
Then he turned away and went to the door of the front-room opposite.The American Baron
James De Mille