Definitions for Balconyˈbæl kə ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. balcony(noun)

    an upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium

  2. balcony(noun)

    a platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet

Wiktionary

  1. balcony(Noun)

    An accessible structure extending from a building, especially outside a window.

  2. balcony(Noun)

    An accessible structure overlooking a stage.

  3. Origin: From balcone "balcony, floor-length window" from Old balcone "scaffold", of origin, from * from balkô, from bhelg'-. Akin to balco, balca. More at balk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Balcony(noun)

    a platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater

  2. Balcony(noun)

    a projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships

Freebase

  1. Balcony

    Balcony, a platform projecting from the wall of a building, supported by columns or console brackets, and enclosed with a balustrade.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Balcony' in Nouns Frequency: #2798

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cheryl Howard:

    I was on the sixth deck and waves were coming over my balcony. It was very scary.

  2. Michael McCaul:

    Had it gotten any closer to the speaker's balcony they have long guns to take it down, but it didn't. It landed right in front.

  3. Jaime Mueller:

    We went to the balcony, then it was one side of the building (that) was burning, we went downstairs and a lot of people were watching.

  4. Norwegian Jon Torp:

    I was in my room when I heard someone shouting. I went out on the balcony and could see a man wave a black flag with white writings on it. He was yelling loudly.

  5. Gary Smith:

    Even if you didn’t book any excursions or only booked ones like salmon bakes, you would have to not look out your window, to not sit on your balcony, most likely you will see something.

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