ballroom

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  • ball-room

Etymology[edit]

ball +‎ room

Noun[edit]

ballroom (plural ballrooms)

  1. A large room used for dancing and banquets.
    • 1909, Archibald Marshall [pseudonym; Arthur Hammond Marshall], chapter I, in The Squire’s Daughter, London: Methuen, OCLC 12026604; republished New York, N.Y.: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1919, OCLC 491297620:
      The boy became volubly friendly and bubbling over with unexpected humour and high spirits. He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance. Nobody would miss them, he explained.
  2. A type of elegant dance.

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ballroom (third-person singular simple present ballrooms, present participle ballrooming, simple past and past participle ballroomed)

  1. (intransitive) To take part in ballroom dancing.

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