waiting room


noun

a room for the use of persons waiting, as in a railroad station or a physician's office.

Nearby words

  1. waiting for godot,
  2. waiting game,
  3. waiting in the wings,
  4. waiting list,
  5. waiting period,
  6. waitingly,
  7. waitlist,
  8. waitperson,
  9. waitress,
  10. waitressing

Origin of waiting room

First recorded in 1675–85

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waiting room

noun

a room in which people may wait, as at a railway station, doctor's or dentist's office, etc
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