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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parlor, parlour(noun)

    reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received

  2. living room, living-room, sitting room, front room, parlor, parlour(noun)

    a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax

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  1. Parlor(n.)

    A room for business or social conversation, for the reception of guests, etc. Specifically: (a) The apartment in a monastery or nunnery where the inmates are permitted to meet and converse with each other, or with visitors and friends from without. Piers Plowman. (b) In large private houses, a sitting room for the family and for familiar guests, -- a room for less formal uses than the drawing-room. Esp., in modern times, the dining room of a house having few apartments, as a London house, where the dining parlor is usually on the ground floor. (c) Commonly, in the United States, a drawing-room, or the room where visitors are received and entertained; a room in a private house where people can sit and talk and relax, not usually the same as the dining room.

  2. Origin: [OE. parlour, parlur, F. parloir, LL. parlatorium. See Parley.]

Wiktionary

  1. parlor(Noun)

    A covered open-air patio.

  2. parlor(Noun)

    A room for lounging (especially for reading); a sitting-room; a drawing room.

  3. parlor(Noun)

    The apartment in a monastery or nunnery where the inmates are permitted to meet and converse with each other, or with visitors and friends from the outside.

  4. Origin: parlour, parlur, parloir, parlatorium.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parlor(noun)

    a room for business or social conversation, for the reception of guests, etc

  2. Parlor(noun)

    the apartment in a monastery or nunnery where the inmates are permitted to meet and converse with each other, or with visitors and friends from without

  3. Parlor(noun)

    in large private houses, a sitting room for the family and for familiar guests, -- a room for less formal uses than the drawing-room. Esp., in modern times, the dining room of a house having few apartments, as a London house, where the dining parlor is usually on the ground floor

  4. Parlor(noun)

    commonly, in the United States, a drawing-room, or the room where visitors are received and entertained

  5. Origin: [OE. parlour, parlur, F. parloir, LL. parlatorium. See Parley.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parlor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parlor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of parlor in a Sentence

  1. George Ade:

    For parlor use, the vague generality is a life saver.

  2. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich:

    It’s an amusing parlor game, it has no meaning in the real world, if they want to form the let’s elect Hillary Clinton club, fine.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    Ludicrous ; Washington DC parlor game, this is the thing that the American people need to understand about Washington DC : It makes stuff up. It was wholly unfounded.

  4. Susan Coppedge:

    If you're going to an Asian massage parlor, there's a chance that someone is not there willingly, most people don't need a massage at 4 a.m. ... It's not rocket science when it comes to the massage parlors.

  5. Paul Cohen:

    This is a parlor game for humans, but a tremendous challenge for computers, to do it well, the machine must keep track of the ideas in the story, then generate an idea about how to extend the story and express this idea in language.

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