verb (used without object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of room
OTHER WORDS FROM roomun·der·room, noun
Example sentences from the Web for room
Sandy LeBrun-Evans took her camera inside a tattered room for a double exposure that combines the ghostliness of Ham’s style with the poignancy of Hyde’s.In the galleries: The Washington colorists and the CIA|Mark Jenkins|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Plus, there’s plenty of room to spread out, with seven chairlifts and more than 1,400 skiable acres.10 Ski Areas Where You Can Camp in the Parking Lot|Megan Michelson|November 20, 2020|Outside Online
The Big Ten and Pac-12 have no room on their schedules to do so.Maryland, with 15 more players and its coach positive for coronavirus, cancels Michigan State game|Emily Giambalvo|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
That space could turn into a meeting room or a conference space.D.C. library system wants to build new branches, including a first in Adams Morgan|Julie Zauzmer|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
E-scooters sent 29,600 riders to the emergency room last year, up from 15,500 the year prior.E-scooters are getting computer vision to curb pedestrian collisions|Dalvin Brown|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
When I returned to the rooming house in the late afternoon, I found a handwritten note pinned to the front door.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From a second-story window of a rooming house covered with red brick-patterned tarpaper comes the sound of a blues harmonica.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His life as the child of a vaudeville couple was one-step above living in the circus—cheap hotels and rooming houses were home.
Robinson signed on for $63.25 a month and moved into a rooming house.Eddie Robinson, College Football’s Winningest Coach|Samuel G. Freedman|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He fancied himself a Marxist, lived in rooming houses under aliases and was a furtive, nasty man.
He ran all the way back to Lucy's house, threw down the key he had got from her, and then went to his own rooming-house.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
"I hear I'm rooming with you," said Stover, shaking hands with the Shad.The Varmint|Owen Johnson
He had been going to report to Webber when he had run into that golden field in the rooming-house hallway.The Dark Door|Alan Edward Nourse
Then the beat swung off, past a row of small businesses and genuine rooming houses, before turning back to the main section.Police Your Planet|Lester del Rey
With another she goes often to the cities—rambling among the rooming-houses, cheaper restaurants and mills.The Hive|Will Levington Comfort
British Dictionary definitions for room
Derived forms of roomroomer, noun
Word Origin for room
Idioms and Phrases with room
In addition to the idiom beginning with room
- room and board
- not enough room to swing a cat
- take up space (room)