noun. ['ˈpɑːrlɝ'] a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax.
- living room
- common room
- sitting room
- front room
- morning room
- dwelling house
Words that Rhyme with Parlour
Example sentences of the word parlour
1. Noun, singular or mass
Even if your local pizza parlour doesn't offer this variety, you can always add your own toppings.
Charades originated during the Victorian era as a parlour game.
Quotes containing the word parlour
1. If knowledge isn't self-knowledge it isn't doing much, mate. Is the universe expanding? Is it contracting? Is it standing on one leg and singing 'When Father Painted the Parlour'? Leave me out. I can expand my universe without you. 'She walks into beauty, like the night of cloudless climes and starry skies, and all that's best of dark and bright meet in her aspect and her eyes.
- Tom Stoppard, Arcadia
2. Will you walk into my parlour?"said the Spider to the Fly
- Mary Howitt, Spider and the Fly
noun. ['ˈpɑːrlɝ'] reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received.