Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A public room in an inn, hotel, or club-house, where guests are supplied with coffee and other refreshments; now, usually, the public dining-room.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A public room where coffee and other refreshments may be obtained.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A public room where coffee and other refreshments may be obtained.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

coffee +‎ room

Examples

  • The second in the coffeeroom of Breslin's hotel on a rainy Sunday in the January of 1892, in the company of Stephen's father and Stephen's granduncle, Stephen being then 5 years older.

    Ulysses

  • On the staircase, in front of the coffeeroom, a long-haired youth with a fat face was discoursing to a group of old women about "die Kronborg."

    The Song of the Lark

  • Other Levantines followed his example; but, to fix the fickle Parisian, required a coffeeroom handsomely decorated.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is

  • For my part I had just the strength to crawl into Schomberg’s coffeeroom, where I wrote at a little table a note to the mate instructing him to get everything ready for dropping down the river next day.

    Falk, by Joseph Conrad

  • The second in the coffeeroom of Breslin’s hotel on a rainy Sunday in the

    Ulysses

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