verb (used with object), ves·ti·buled, ves·ti·bul·ing.
Origin of vestibule
Examples from the Web for vestibule
Hamdi Effendi, having anticipated our intention, cut off our retreat in the vestibule.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne|William J. Locke
She let her stand in the vestibule and went back to the foot of a staircase.Love Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehart
This is the most ancient Christian catacomb, as may be seen from the paintings and brickwork of the vestibule.Rambles in Rome|S. Russell Forbes
The room of which I have spoken was reached by a great staircase entered through a vestibule of columns.My Recollections|Jules Massenet
Fragments of a conversation, heard by Captain Cy as they emerged into the vestibule, had momentous consequences.Cy Whittaker's Place|Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for vestibule
Word Origin for vestibule
Word Origin and History for vestibule
1620s, "a porch," later "antechamber, lobby" (1730), from French vestible, from Latin vestibulum "forecourt, entrance," of unknown origin.