American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A room, as in a railroad station or physician's office, for the use of people waiting.
- n. a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait
“The waiting room at Rabia Balkhi was teeming with women in burqas and their children.”
“The questions that Noelle Lange and Rose Sakowitz and all the other people down in the waiting room wanted me to ask.”
“The Anavrin suite was a waiting room and a back office.”
“Just as quickly maybe three minutes, I returned a call to the waiting room to let Linda know of my conversation with Joe Reese.”
“We met in the small waiting room for CCU visitors.”
“Dr. Nath walked into the waiting room to address the family.”
“In the waiting room she picked up a fresh new copy of Readers Pablum and put it down with a faint palpitation.”
“The nut bin waiting room featured tables and plasticene couches in soothing colors: mint green, ice blue, pale yellow.”
“What were they doing, letting me oversleep in the waiting room with the clients!”
“Tatiana Vasilievna spends a lot of time in the waiting room because she likes the director, my boss.”
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An add-on to Trivet's list elbow room and Lampbane's list 2BDRM W/VU that tries not to duplicate Trivet's and Lampbane's existing rooms. Virtual, allegorical and proverbial rooms accepted.
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