meaning of anteroom

anteroom meaning in General Dictionary

an area before or developing an entrance to another a waiting space

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  • a sizable entry or reception space or location
  • a-room before, or creating an entrance to, another; a waiting area.

anteroom meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition ante-room, 1762, literally "a space in front;" after French antichambre, Italian anticamera, from Latin ante "before" (see ante) + camera (see chamber).


anteroom meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A-room before, or developing an entrance to, another; a waiting room.


Sentence Examples with the word anteroom

The anteroom and reception room of his house were full of officials who had been summoned or had come for orders.

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