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  • n. Plural form of greenroom.

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Examples

  • Hanging out with film and media celebrities in the greenrooms of national talk shows, doing book signings in stores across the country, addressing the symposium of a prominent national historical society had all been heady stuff, but the downside was that the nonstop pace had wiped her out.

    The Haunting

  • "We make fools of ourselves," he was quoted as saying, "in return for limo rides and cheap doughnuts in greenrooms."

    A Miscarriage of Justice

  • Laura Lynn would call her from airports or greenrooms or wherever she found herself.

    Goodnight Nobody

  • There are many cosmopolitan writers and think tank intellectuals on the right who have come up with some elegant ideological arguments that explain all this to each other in salons and greenrooms.

    Hullabaloo

  • She ended by seeing them all again, in the various greenrooms.

    The Bill-Toppers

  • He returned to society and traversed the midst of miscellaneous parlors, greenrooms, and Bohemian society.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • There are no greenrooms in these theatres and the Company look rather miserable straying about.

    Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography

  • Nature studies, rather than the material wealth, female folly, late suppers, greenrooms, frivolity and immorality brought before a vivid imagination by the mere mention of the word diamonds.

    The Hand in the Dark

  • The veteran of the greenrooms exercised a strong influence, akin to intimidation, over managers and actors alike; when he was displeased, he gave his tongue free rein; if a play had been hissed, he would protest, boiling with rage, against the public verdict, and would continue to support the author more stanchly than ever.

    First Love (Little Blue Book #1195) And Other Fascinating Stories of Spanish Life

  • His sprightly conversation was the delight of greenrooms and taverns, and pleased even grave hearers when he was sufficiently under restraint to abstain from detailing the particulars of his amours, and from breaking jests on the New Testament.

    Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)

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