sleeping porch



a porch enclosed with glass or screening or a room with open sides or a row of windows used for sleeping in the open air.

Origin of sleeping porch

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sleeping porch

Historical Examples of sleeping porch

  • But from his cot on the sleeping-porch he heard her weeping, slowly, without hope.


    Sinclair Lewis

  • Had to have coupla blankets last night, out on the sleeping-porch.


    Sinclair Lewis

  • Most important of all was the preparation of his bed and the sleeping-porch.


    Sinclair Lewis

  • Or, by swinging a fifth piece of pie out of the window, a sleeping-porch could be added.

    Hints to Pilgrims

    Charles Stephen Brooks

  • But a thin and quavery and over-disturbing sound from the swing-box out on the sleeping-porch brought me up short.

    The Prairie Mother

    Arthur Stringer