parlor

parlor
Synonyms and related words:
agency, atelier, barbershop, beauty parlor, beauty shop, bench, best room, butcher shop, company, concern, corporation, desk, drawing room, establishment, facility, firm, foreroom, front room, house, installation, institution, living room, loft, lounge, organization, reception room, salon, saloon, shop, sitting room, solarium, studio, sun parlor, sunroom, sweatshop, work site, work space, workbench, workhouse, working space, workplace, workroom, workshop, worktable

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Parlor — Par lor, n. [OE. parlour, parlur, F. parloir, LL. parlatorium. See {Parley}.] [Written also {parlour}.] 1. A room for business or social conversation, for the reception of guests, etc. Specifically: (a) The apartment in a monastery or nunnery… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parlor — [pär′lər] n. [ME parlour < OFr parleor < parler: see PARLEY] 1. a) Archaic a room set aside for the entertainment of guests; formal sitting room b) Old fashioned any living room 2. a small, semiprivate sitting room or meeting room apart… …   English World dictionary

  • parlor — (n.) early 13c., parlur, from O.Fr. parleor (12c.), from parler to speak (see PARLEY (Cf. parley)). Originally window through which confessions were made, also apartment in a monastery for conversations with outside persons; sense of sitting room …   Etymology dictionary

  • parlor — index chamber (compartment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • parlor — [n] sitting room drawing room, front room, guest room, living room, lounge, reception, salon, waiting room; concept 448 …   New thesaurus

  • parlor — I. noun Etymology: Middle English parlour, from Anglo French, from parler Date: 13th century 1. a room used primarily for conversation or the reception of guests: as a. a room in a private dwelling for the entertainment of guests b. a conference… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parlor — /pahr leuhr/, n. 1. Older Use. a room for the reception and entertainment of visitors to one s home; living room. 2. a room, apartment, or building serving as a place of business for certain businesses or professions: funeral parlor; beauty… …   Universalium

  • parlor — par|lor [ parlər ] noun count 1. ) a name used by some businesses for the store or room where they do their business: an ice cream parlor a massage/tattoo parlor => BEAUTY PARLOR 2. ) OLD FASHIONED a room in a house where you entertain guests …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • parlor — n. 1) a beauty; funeral; massage parlor 2) a sun parlor (AE; BE has sun lounge) USAGE NOTE: The services offered by a massage parlor are often sexual rather than therapeutic …   Combinatory dictionary

  • parlor — par•lor [[t]ˈpɑr lər[/t]] n. 1) a room in a home for receiving visitors; living room 2) brit. a shop or business establishment: ice cream parlor; beauty parlor[/ex] 3) brit. a somewhat private room in a hotel, club, or the like for relaxation,… …   From formal English to slang

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