from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A room where work is done.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A room for working in, especially one in which women are employed.

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

  • noun Any room or apartment used especially for labor.

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

  • noun A room, such as a workshop or studio, where work is done

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

  • noun room where work is done


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  • Althea notes that the atmosphere in the workroom is awkward.

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  • He received me in a somewhat bare apartment, which he alluded to as his workroom, and I found him seated before a desk strewn with papers.

    The Betrayal 1906

  • Escorting her into the workroom was a small price to pay when measured against the knowledge that Ms. Taggart was the only cleaning lady in the building who never disturbed office work in progress.

    Blood Lines Huff, Tanya 1993

  • Beneath my workroom was the control central of the imperial private guard.

    Mystery of the Anti Scheer, Karl 1976

  • Then he made his way quietly across the hail and down the long passage, at the end of which the room which Mr. Fentolin called his workroom was situated.

    The Vanished Messenger 1906

  • And what with these differing motives and experiences the workroom was the opening of new interests in Drumcarro as important as even the ball at the Castle.

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago Margaret 1891

  • The workroom is a hall, the ceiling is a vault thirty feet high, the pavement is of polished marble; the light enters by north windows which would not look small in a good-sized church, the doors would admit a carriage and pair, the tapestries upon the walls would cover the front of a modern house.

    Don Orsino 1881

  • Now as he groped his way toward the 'workroom' he remembered the invalid's words.

    Spoor of the Antis Voltz, William 1976

  • He came into the "workroom," closing the door behind him with his heel, his hands deep in his pockets.

    A Man's Woman Frank Norris 1886

  • Slowly he ascended the stairs, gaining the landing on the second floor and going on toward the half-open door of the "workroom" he had just quitted.

    A Man's Woman Frank Norris 1886


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