Definition of living room in English:

living room

Pronunciation /ˈlɪvɪŋ ˌrum/

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  • A room in a house for general and informal everyday use.

    ‘the apartment has a comfy living room with sofas, chairs, TV, and dining table’
    • ‘Do you share at least one meal a day or share a living room or sitting room with a group of people?’
    • ‘The house had six bedrooms, a big living room and a cramped kitchen with a pantry out the back.’
    • ‘Draperies, of course, are a popular choice for living rooms and dining rooms.’
    • ‘Both have jumped to the conclusion that the nerve center of this gigantic marketplace is the living room; our living rooms.’
    • ‘Also remember you may not need to clean formal living rooms or dining rooms each time you clean.’
    • ‘The consultation took place in the living room, the middle room of a terraced house.’
    • ‘In common with the living room, the dining area has a high ceiling and a fireplace.’
    • ‘My Old Granny had her upright in the small living room of her tiny single bedroom house.’
    • ‘There were two living rooms and a kitchen downstairs, three bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs.’
    • ‘According to company officials, they are ideal for children's rooms and living rooms.’
    • ‘Inside, features include white oak floors in the entrance halls, living rooms and kitchens.’
    • ‘Rooms that are counted include living rooms, bedrooms and large kitchens.’
    • ‘The first floor is the kitchen, the second a storehouse and the upper floors living rooms and bedrooms.’
    • ‘For more than 20 years he was a comforting presence in America's living rooms, particularly during the Vietnam war.’
    • ‘Fancy furniture and luxurious carpets appear without warning in the living rooms of poor families.’
    • ‘For night-time visits use side lights to create a warm and relaxed feel in living rooms and bedrooms.’
    • ‘No one was hurt in the blaze but it badly damaged the living room and bedrooms.’
    • ‘There was a living room as well as the family room, which was part of an extension my parents had built.’
    • ‘With the aid of a torch I crawled under the floors and fixed a cable from the kitchen to the living room.’
    • ‘The main living room and kitchen area is in an open-plan format on the ground floor.’
    sitting room, lounge, parlour, front room, drawing room, morning room, reception room, salon, family room
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