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[gril-room, -roo m] /ˈgrɪlˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a restaurant or dining room, as in a hotel, that specializes in serving grilled meat and fish.
Origin of grillroom
First recorded in 1905-10; grill1 + room Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But the big thing is we're human; just folks, as a man in the grillroom said one night.

    Kenny Leona Dalrymple
  • They paid no attention to us ladies, but made for the grillroom.

    Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • "God knows," said Garry and heartily wished he'd kept the grillroom verdict to himself.

    Kenny Leona Dalrymple
  • Will you lunch with me here in the grillroom at two o'clock?

    The Red Redmaynes Eden Phillpotts
  • I was standing in the hall when Ben led him tenderly into the grillroom with two fingers.

    Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • I'll get something at the grillroom about eleven; a steak, I guess.

    Vandover and the Brute Frank Norris
  • Afterward there was a late supper in a grillroom, with champagne, and Kernan at the height of his complacency.

  • It is not too late, however, to tiptoe to the grillroom and offer a toast to our young sister of the snows.'

    Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • Him and Jeff Tuttle went to the grillroom twice in ten minutes.

    Somewhere in Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • The whole party ran into the grillroom and chased Jack Frost away with hot chocolate and cakes.

British Dictionary definitions for grillroom


/ˈɡrɪlˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
a restaurant or room in a restaurant, etc, where grilled steaks and other meat are served
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