Dictionary.com

reception desk

Save This Word!

noun

a desk at which a receptionist works, as in an office.
a counter, as at a hotel, at which guests are registered.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!

Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?
Also called front desk.

Origin of reception desk

First recorded in 1935–40
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for reception desk

Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!