ballroom

[ bawl-room, -room ]
/ ˈbɔlˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

a large room, as in a hotel or resort, with a polished floor for dancing.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of ballroom

First recorded in 1730–40; ball2 + room
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for ballroom

British Dictionary definitions for ballroom

ballroom
/ (ˈbɔːlˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

a large hall for dancing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012