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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A room used primarily for conversation or the reception of guests. A business establishment usually devoted to a specified service or to the sale of a specified item.

Usage examples (37)
  • Will you walk into my parlor? said a spider to a fly.
  • The term parlor generally denotes something other than massage within the industry.
  • The Brighams ice cream parlor is now a health food shop … times they are a changing ….
  • The word parlor (parlour for Commonwealth readers) derives ultimately from the French parler, to talk. for more
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