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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A cubicle where garments, parcels, and luggage may be checked for temporary safekeeping A private lounge off of a legislative chamber.

Usage examples (36)
  • A GOP Senator called the cloakroom hours before the bill was to reach the floor and put a hold on it.
  • Most of this stuff is decided days/weeks/months in advance, over the phone, in the senate "cloakroom", etc.
  • The cloakroom is a pokey, bullet-riddled bar.
  • I met her in the cloakroom and we went out together. for more
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