(especially in the 19th and early 20th centuries) a brothel with a comfortable, often elaborately decorated parlor for the reception of clients.
[pahr-ler-meyd] /ˈpɑr lərˌmeɪd/ noun 1. a who takes care of a , answers the door, waits on guests, etc.
noun 1. a small palm, Chamaedorea elegans, native to Central America, having a reedlike stem and long, pointed leaflets, widely cultivated as a houseplant.
- Parlor pink
noun phrase A mildly radical socialist; political liberal (1935+)
[pahr-ler] /ˈpɑr lər/ noun, adjective, Chiefly British. 1. . [pahr-ler] /ˈpɑr lər/ noun 1. Older Use. a room for the reception and entertainment of visitors to one’s home; living room. 2. a room, apartment, or building serving as a place of business for certain businesses or professions: funeral parlor; beauty parlor. 3. a somewhat private […]