Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a style of English furniture that originated about 1800, characterized by simple designs, straight lines, thin legs, and classical ornamentation.
  • Sheraton, Thomas 1751-1806. British furniture designer known for his graceful neoclassical designs and his published manuals, including The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing Book (1791-1794).

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  • n. a furniture style that originated in England around 1800; simple in design with straight lines and classical ornamentation

Etymologies

After Thomas Sheraton.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • I'm including a pic of the sheraton hotel taken just a few minutes after it got hit by rockets last week. the Sheraton is about 2 blocks from my hotel.

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  • During the first Gulf War Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide lost control of the Sheraton in Baghdad, yet the hotel continued to use the name "Sheraton" illegally.

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  • Starwood says it spent a year researching consumer attitudes with the help of anthropologists to come up with new designs and a marketing campaign based on what it calls Sheraton core values: "warm, connected, community."

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  • The Sheraton is pretty close to downtown - in fact you can walk it if you want.

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  • I called the Sheraton which I had booked for our last night of the trip (an inexpensive place to stay using miles), and asked if I could switch it for tonight.

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  • I wonder exactly what rooms Sheraton is trying to sell through Hotwire, if they’re already overbooked?

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  • The Sheraton is a world-class hotel, the first of its kind on the hotel scene here.

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  • One of the boys found us this little hotel in Lalibela which has hay on the floor and a lovely shower in the middle of the "landing": a bucket with a shower attachment that the landlady filled with hot water.2010 Being whisked from the airport to the Sheraton is a very agreeable way of gently adjusting to the country.

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  • Vali: Yet, me staying at a Sheraton is a sign of my fanciness

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  • One afternoon in 1957, Clay called the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Louisville.

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