Origin of apartment
Related formsa·part·men·tal [uh-pahrt-men-tl] /ə pɑrtˈmɛn tl/, adjective
Examples from the Web for apartment
He was born in an apartment above the grocery store owned by his immigrant parents in South Jamaica, Queens.Mario Cuomo, a Frustrating Hero to Democrats, Is Dead at 82|Eleanor Clift|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Bodegas, private residences, apartment buildings, you name it,” the investigator says.
At 24, I slipped on the ice outside of my Michigan apartment.
Magazines are the only thing in my apartment that qualify as clutter.
And there are a few nice things buried beneath the rubble that I could use in my apartment.
Descending toward the left, we approach one of the most singularly beautiful groups of stalactites in this apartment.Bancroft's Tourist's Guide Yosemite|A.L. Bancroft
The lads followed Mr. Welfare into the hall, and after closing and barring the door he led the way to an apartment on the left.In the Days of Washington|William Murray Graydon
Without the formality of knocking, they entered an apartment on the fourth floor where a woman stood washing dishes.Abe and Mawruss|Montague Glass
Augustus also placed another statue of him in his bed-chamber, and used to kiss it as often as he entered the apartment.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
One glance at the apartment gave me a general idea of its character.
British Dictionary definitions for apartment
- another name (esp US and Canadian) for flat 2 (def. 1)
- (as modifier)apartment building; apartment house