foyer

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English[edit]

A foyer in an opera house

Etymology[edit]

From French foyer (hearth, lobby), in turn from Vulgar Latin *focārium, from Late Latin focārius, from Latin focus (hearth)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foyer (plural foyers)

  1. A lobby, corridor, or waiting room, used in a hotel, theater, etc.
    We had a drink in the foyer waiting for the the play to start.
  2. The crucible or basin in a furnace which receives the molten metal.

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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French foyer.

Noun[edit]

foyer m

  1. theater lobby, foyer.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *focārium, nominalization of the Late Latin adjective focārius, from Latin focus (hearth)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foyer m (plural foyers)

  1. hearth
  2. lobby, foyer
  3. home, domicile
  4. household
  5. source, centre, seat