What does ballroom mean?

Definitions for ballroomˈbɔlˌrum, -ˌrʊm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ballroom.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballroom, dance hall, dance palace(noun)

    large room used mainly for dancing


  1. ballroom(Noun)

    A large room used for dancing.

  2. ballroom(Noun)

    A type of elegant dance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ballroom(noun)

    a room for balls or dancing


  1. Ballroom

    A ballroom is a large room inside a building, the designated purpose of which is holding large formal parties called balls. Traditionally, most balls were held in private residences; many mansions contain one or more ballrooms. In other large houses, a large room such as the main drawing room, long gallery, or hall may double as a ballroom, but a good ballroom should have the right type of flooring, such as hardwood flooring or stone flooring. Ballrooms are generally quite large, and may have ceilings higher than other rooms in the same building. The large amount of space for dancing, as well as the highly formal tone of events have given rise to ballroom dancing. The largest balls are now nearly always held in public buildings, and many hotels have a ballroom. They are also designed large to help the sound of orchestras carry well throughout the whole room. A special case is the annual Vienna Opera Ball, where, just for one night, the auditorium of the Vienna State Opera is turned into a large ballroom. On the eve of the event, the rows of seats are removed from the stalls, and a new floor, level with the stage, is built.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ballroom in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ballroom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Julianne Hough:

    I promise it's not the last you'll see of me in the ballroom.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I think the ballroom and the people who own this hotel ought to be ashamed of themselves.

  3. Cheryl Burke:

    They’re shaken. Longtime dancing professional Sharma Burgess was n’t happy with the way things went down. There's no place for this in the ballroom.

  4. Donald Trump:

    A large group of Hollywood actors and Washington media are consoling each other in a hotel ballroom in our nation's capital right now, they are gathered together for the White House correspondents' dinner without the President.Read More.

  5. Eddie Phillips:

    The discussion is usually about, ‘Could you walk a little more, a little faster, a little more frequently. From there I would start asking what you like to do . . . get outside, be involved in a competition, do ballroom dancing? the exact type of exercise is actually not that important and more to do with what you find enjoyable.

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