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

  • n. A room, as in a theater, for changing costumes or clothes and applying makeup.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A room in a theatre etc in which performers may change costume and apply makeup
  • n. A small room adjoining a domestic bedroom where people may dress or undress in privacy
  • n. A changing room

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an apartment appropriated for making one's toilet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A room, as one opening from a bedroom, intended to be used for dressing: as, the dressing-rooms of a theater.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a room in which you can change clothes


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  • The sock-clad feet in the dressing room on my other side put their shoes on and got the heck out of there.

    The Six Rules of Maybe

  • But back in the dressing room Paul Herrera came up to me all excited.

    This is Gonna Hurt

  • Ambushed, confused, her brooding hostility now open rage, Lisa, angry beyond speaking, tears in her eyes, retreats immediately to her dressing room upstairs.


  • I looked around the small-ass dressing room they stuck us in at the club.

    Real wifeys

  • In the dressing room mirror, Pat Hensley was turning into the garishly attractive Belinda Bountiful.

    Sin City

  • The beams split the dressing room into two separate sectionsher and David on one side, and Rephaim on the other.

    The After Wife

  • Detective Erin Conroy and Pat Hensley sat on metal folding chairs in the dressing room at Dream Dolls, a few of the dancers in various stages of undress milling about, applying expensive makeup and cheap perfume.

    Sin City

  • Phil backed into the dressing room and pulled the saloon-style door closed.

    Good Girl Gone Bad

  • They had an hour before the next set, and Pam Elizabeth went back to the dressing room to freshen up.

    Finding Dignity

  • A small dressing room had been fitted with wardrobes, but it was on the ornamental brassbound chest that Felicia had placed the carefully folded harem outfit.

    Falcon's Prey


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