What does antechamber mean?

antechamber meaning in General Dictionary

A chamber or apartment ahead of the main apartment and leading involved with it by which people watch for market an external chamber See Lobby

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  • a large entrance or reception space or area
  • A chamber or apartment prior to the main apartment and leading involved with it, where individuals await market; an external chamber. See Lobby.
  • an area considered the external chamber and/or entry to an interior part.

antechamber meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1650s, from French antichambre (16c.), on analogy of Italian anticamera (see ante and chamber).


antechamber meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) An area regarded as the outer chamber or the entrance to an inside component.


Sentence Examples with the word antechamber

Brady glanced at it, sweating despite the cool antechamber of their secret communications point.

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