a room in a home used, especially by a family, for leisure activities, entertaining guests, etc.; parlor.
a room in a private house or flat used for relaxation and entertainment of guests
“room set up for ordinary social use,” 1795 (as opposed to bedroom, dining room, etc.); from living (n.) + room (n.).
- Living soul
A person. For example, Every living soul in this town has a stake in the decision to ban smoking, or The place was empty—not a living soul to be found. [ First half of 1600s ]
noun 1. .
[liv-ing-stuh n] /ˈlɪv ɪŋ stən/ noun 1. David, 1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa. 2. a town in and headquarters of Southern Province, SW Zambia, on the Zambesi River, near Victoria Falls: the former capital. /ˈlɪvɪŋstən/ noun 1. David. 1813–73, Scottish missionary and explorer in Africa. After working as a missionary in Botswana, he […]
- Livingstone daisy
noun 1. a gardener’s name for various species of Mesembryanthemum, especially M. criniflorum, grown as garden annuals (though several are perennial) for their brightly coloured showy flowers: family Aizoaceae