common room


noun

a room or lounge for informal use by all.

Nearby words

  1. common pleas,
  2. common prayer,
  3. common property,
  4. common rafter,
  5. common ratio,
  6. common salt,
  7. common school,
  8. common scold,
  9. common seal,
  10. common sennit

Origin of common room

First recorded in 1660–70

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common room

noun

mainly British a sitting room in schools, colleges, etc, for the relaxation of students or staff
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