Definitions for saloonsəˈlun

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word saloon

Princeton's WordNet

  1. barroom, bar, saloon, ginmill, taproom(noun)

    a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter

    "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"

  2. public house, pub, saloon, pothouse, gin mill, taphouse(noun)

    tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals

  3. sedan, saloon(noun)

    a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors

Wiktionary

  1. saloon(Noun)

    The most common body style for modern cars, with a boot or trunk.

  2. saloon(Noun)

    A tavern, especially in an American Old West setting.

  3. saloon(Noun)

    A lounge bar in an English public house, contrast with public bar.

  4. saloon(Noun)

    The cabin area of a boat or yacht devoted to seated relaxation, often combined with dining table.

  5. saloon(Noun)

    the part of a rail carriage or multiple unit containing seating for passengers.

  6. Origin: salon, either augmentative of salle, or borrowed from Italian salone, augmentative form of salla; in both cases borrowed from a source such as sal, from salan, from sol-, derived from sel-

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saloon(noun)

    a spacious and elegant apartment for the reception of company or for works of art; a hall of reception, esp. a hall for public entertainments or amusements; a large room or parlor; as, the saloon of a steamboat

  2. Saloon(noun)

    popularly, a public room for specific uses; esp., a barroom or grogshop; as, a drinking saloon; an eating saloon; a dancing saloon

  3. Origin: [F. salon (cf. It. salone), fr. F. salle a large room, a hall, of German or Dutch origin; cf. OHG. sal house, hall, G. saal; akin to AS. sael, sele, D. zaal, Icel. salr, Goth. saljan to dwell, and probably to L. solum ground. Cf. Sole of the foot, Soil ground, earth.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. saloon

    The poor man's club; run with intent to make the poor man poorer.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martin Winterkorn:

    We will bring a budget-car family to market in 2018, with an SUV, saloon and hatchback.

  2. Jay Edward Adams:

    If I had to choose between putting a saloon or a liberal church on a corner, I'd choose the saloon every time. People who drink up the pay check in the saloon are less likely to become Pharisees, thinking that they don't need the Great Physician, than those who weekly swill the soporific doctrine of man's goodness.


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