Complete Definition of "parlour"

English
Alternative spellings
parlor (US)

Etymology
From Anglo-Norman parlur or Old French parleor, from parler âto speakâ.

Pronunciation
(UK) IPA|/ËpÉËlÉ/
(US) IPA|/ËpÉÉ»lÉÉ»/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)lÉ(r)|-ÉË(r)lÉ(r)

Noun
en-noun

  1. A room for talking, especially the room in a monastery or convent where residents can talk with visitors.
  2. context|dated The living room of a house, or a room for entertaining guests.
  3. archaic A comfortable room in a public house.
  4. context|originally|US A shop or other business selling goods specified by context.

See also
beer parlour

Translations
rfc-level|Translations at L4+ not in L3 POS section
German: Wohnzimmer :de:Wohnzimmer|(de) n, Salon :de:Salon|(de)

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