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1. parlor

noun. ['ˈpɑːrlɝ'] reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received.

Synonyms

  • reception room

Etymology

  • ''[[parlour]], [[parlur]]'' (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Parlor

  • parlour
  • parler
  • marler
  • marlar
  • farler

Example sentences of the word parlor


1. Noun, singular or mass
Guests can enjoy dining at several nearby restaurants, including a pizza parlor and steakhouse.

2. Adjective
The head lighthouse keeper's house features a gourmet kitchen, parlor area and four bedrooms upstairs.

Quotes containing the word parlor


1. I should open up a dry cleaners/pizza parlor. Extra Stain Sauce will be free, but removing it out of your clothes will cost you.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Yes, when I get big and have my own home, no plush chairs and lace curtains for me. And no rubber plants. I'll have a desk like this in my parlor and white walls and a clean green blotter every Saturday night and a row of shining yellow pencils always sharpened for writing and a golden-brown bowl with a flower or some leaves or berries always in it and books . . . books . . . books. . . .
- Betty Smith

3. Sometimes they would sit in the parlor together, both reading – in entirely separate worlds, to be sure, but joined somehow. When this happened, other people in the family couldn't bring themselves to disturb them. All that could be heard in the parlor was the sound of pages, turning.
- Alice Hoffman, Blackbird House

2. parlor

noun. ['ˈpɑːrlɝ'] a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax.

Synonyms

  • abode
  • home
  • parlour
  • living-room
  • living room
  • salon
  • habitation
  • common room
  • sitting room
  • front room
  • domicile
  • morning room
  • dwelling house
  • room

Etymology

  • ''[[parlour]], [[parlur]]'' (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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