[green-room, -roo m]
- a lounge in a theater, broadcasting studio, or the like, for use by performers when they are not onstage, on camera, etc.
Origin of greenroom
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Examples from the Web for greenroom
An appointment was made in the greenroom of Drury Lane Theatre.Beaux and Belles of England
There was no one in the greenroom now save Fauchery and himself.
He has committed all of Heine to memory and in the greenroom reads Sanscrit.Old Fogy
But the more I think of her visit to the greenroom, the more inexplicable it appears to me.Zibeline, Complete
Phillipe de Massa
Consequently his habits were not too good, and he haunted the greenroom of the opera.Monsieur de Camors, Complete
- (esp formerly) a backstage room in a theatre where performers may rest or receive visitors
C18: probably from its original colour
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