Definition of antechamber in English:
A small room leading to a main one.
- The stairs creaked, the attic was spooky, the cellar dim and creepy; there were storage antechambers to every room.
- The main room was a rectangle with various antechambers and vestibules branching off down its length.
- The hatch opened into a small antechamber that led into the main hall.
Mid 17th century (as antichamber): from French antichambre, from Italian anticamera, from anti- 'preceding' + camera (see chamber).
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