noun, plural bal·co·nies.
Origin of balcony
Examples from the Web for balcony
Orchestra seats cost $100; mezzanine is $75; and balcony, $50.
From a balcony on one side, a few people looked down on us as we entered, waving hello.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple|Michael Luongo|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From his balcony overlooking the American embassy hangs a Palestinian flag.
Because Thrones is basically a soap opera, of course a seething Lysa was watching Sansa and Baelish make out from her balcony.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 7 ‘Mockingbird’ Recap: Conscious Coupling (and Uncoupling)|Andrew Romano|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Why does Don sit out in the cold at the end of the episode—alone on his balcony in his bathrobe?Jon Hamm on the Final Season of ‘Mad Men’ and the Advice He Got From Bryan Cranston and Tina Fey|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Through the groves he could see the balcony of the house, and on it a woman unfolding shining gowns of delicate colors.The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
He had hardly entered it when a woman called to him from a balcony, “Dismount and come into the court!”The Russian Grandmother's Wonder Tales|Louise Seymour Houghton
He felt himself lifted from the balcony and carried swiftly through the air.Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends|Gertrude Landa
The other night, hearing the sound of music, I stepped out on the balcony.Diplomatic Days|Edith O'Shaughnessy
I know that fate chained me to my balcony at Nish, where for nearly a month I have been watching for your arrival.Sylvia & Michael|Compton Mackenzie
British Dictionary definitions for balcony
noun plural -nies
Word Origin for balcony
Word Origin and History for balcony
1610s, from Italian balcone, from balco "scaffold," from a Germanic source (perhaps Langobardic *balko- "beam," cf. Old English balca "beam, ridge;" see balk) + Italian augmentative suffix -one. Till c.1825, regularly accented on the second syllable.