Definition of checkroom in English:

Share this entry

checkroom

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛkruːm/
Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɛkrʊm/

noun

North American
1A cloakroom in a hotel or theatre.
Example sentences
  • ‘Damn it, Rena,’ Greg White says, taking hold of Rena Carlson's arm when he finally catches her near the coat checkroom.
  • By scanning the ring the guard could see that they had paid the entrance fee and in the same way they checked in their coats in the checkroom.
  • Then he leaves the ballroom, grabs his raincoat from the checkroom, and heads home.
1.1An office for left luggage.
Example sentences
  • There is another checkroom located in the lower level of the center.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: check|room

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.