- a room in a large private house in which guests can be received and entertained.；consciously refined, light-hearted, and elegant
noun: drawing room, plural noun: drawing rooms
- 1. a room in a large private house in which guests can be received and entertained.
- ▪ consciously refined, light-hearted, and elegant drawing-room small talk
- ▪ (of a song or play) characterized by a polite observance of social proprieties a stock figure of Thirties drawing-room comedy
"drawing room"和"living room"都是指"客廳"。 以前在家裡舉行...之後，女性賓客會由餐廳退出(withdraw)，然後到客廳休憩聊天，所以客廳被叫做"drawing room"(所以不是英國人就說"drawing room"，美國人就說"...
die laughing: 笑死人了 drawing room: 娛樂客人的大型空間 greener pastures: 比較好或是更有趣的...
...叫做 withdrawing room，意思是「供女士餐後休息的房間」。後來簡化成 drawing room，就指「客廳」而言。 adjacent to the front door, with a living room or kitchen...