sun parlor

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  1. a porch or room with many windows exposed to sunshine; sun porch; solarium.

Origin of sun parlor

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20

Words Nearby sun parlor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sun parlor in a sentence

  • Up-stairs in the ell of the house, over the sun-parlor, is a large sitting-room.

    Remodeled Farmhouses | Mary H. Northend
  • It was glassed in, like a sun parlor and looked out on what had been a cheap beer-garden.

  • Mary was resting in the chair beneath the southern windows of the sun-parlor of the Doctor's bungalow.

    The Foolish Virgin | Thomas Dixon
  • The Doctor persuaded her to spend one more winter basking in his sun-parlor and finishing the final chapters of his book.

    The Foolish Virgin | Thomas Dixon
  • To the east at the center extended a wing containing a number of shower-baths, a lounging room and sun parlor.

    Twelve Men | Theodore Dreiser