[an-tee-room, -roo m]
Origin of anteroom
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Examples from the Web for anteroom
There was a black kid waiting in the anteroom and I asked him if he would stand up for us.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
At this time, House Speaker Nicholas Longworth made his own alcohol and served it to colleagues in his anteroom.Return of the Boozy Politician
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November 5, 2010
When the corporate lobbyists arrived, however, they were told to cool their heels in an anteroom.The End of the Detroit Dream
January 6, 2010
Thus on his way in he had dismissed the creditors in the anteroom.
Then he leapt back again, and his leap brought him to the threshold of the anteroom.
Valerie was at table in her anteroom, and "Battista" was in attendance.
He excused himself from Le Chapelier, and went briskly out to the anteroom.Scaramouche
In an instant, from the anteroom to the street, all was commotion.
- a room giving entrance to a larger room, often used as a waiting room
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Word Origin and History for anteroom
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