drawing room

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Synonyms for drawing room

a formal room where visitors can be received and entertained

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a private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet

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So anyone expecting a polite drawing room comedy might be in for a disappointment.
The Geffen's producing director Gil Cates said doing the drawing room comedy was part of "the continuing dialogue" with the Geffen subscribers.
Hers is hardly drawing room comedy theater, at least not most of the time.
This is a top class production of a classic, the ultimate drawing room comedy, and brimming with Somerset Maugham's legendary sharp wit," says the theatre's Nick Bagshaw.
It's a drawing room comedy where no one actually comes in through the French windows and asks, ``Anyone for tennis?
Despite the play's title, the relationship between the two women (played by Kim Cattrall and Martha Plimpton) in this atypical drawing room comedy is anything but discreet or genteel.
The Liverpool-born actress is expected to star opposite MARTHA PLIMPTON in the drawing room comedy set in 19th Century New England.
Tall, Dark and Handsome: Cary Grant on Film'' opens tonight at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art with a double bill of the drawing room comedy ``The Awful Truth'' followed by the offbeat comedy classic ``Arsenic and Old Lace.