sun parlor


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

Origin of sun parlor

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sun parlor

Historical Examples of sun parlor

  • She had her own study, her own bath, her own sleeping porch and sun-parlor.

    On the Stairs

    Henry B. Fuller

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

    Remodeled Farmhouses

    Mary H. Northend

  • I donate her along with the sun-parlor and the oil stove and the telescope and the view.

    The Lookout Man

    B. M. Bower

  • "I think it will be more convenient for both of you to use the sun-parlor room on the second floor," said Aunt Caroline.

    Good References

    E. J. Rath

  • There was a sun-parlor, a large, splendid room with wide windows and the deck on three sides.

    The U-boat hunters

    James B. Connolly