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smoking room

a room set apart for smoking, as in a hotel or clubhouse.
Origin of smoking room
First recorded in 1680-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • All the men were in the smoking room, and all were plying Drake with questions.

    Nell, of Shorne Mills

    Charles Garvice
  • They went into the smoking room and the escort began forthwith.

    Simon J. Storer Clouston
  • The Wildcat hung the Britisher's coat and vest in the smoking room.

    Lady Luck Hugh Wiley
  • "There are some friends of mine in the smoking room," he said to the boy.

    The Boy from the Ranch

    Frank V. Webster
  • Jim Farland went to the smoking room and sat down in a corner.

    The Brand of Silence Harrington Strong
  • A party of men were chatting in the smoking room after dinner.

  • "I made it a point to leave the smoking room early," he replied.

    Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete Winston Churchill
  • And now there was a small commotion in the 214 smoking room.

    Excuse Me! Rupert Hughes
  • The purser was able to inform the group in the smoking room ere it retired.

British Dictionary definitions for smoking room

smoking room

a room, esp in a hotel or club, for those who wish to smoke
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