get a room

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Etymology[edit]

Suggesting that the couple rent a hotel or motel room to continue amorous activities in private.

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Phrase[edit]

get a room

  1. (idiomatic, informal, sometimes humorous) Used to instruct a couple to stop displaying physical affection in public.
    • 2021 December 26, Alys Fowler, “My winter of love: I was homesick in New York. The quiet Danish poet was just what I was longing for”, in The Guardian[1]:
      One night he kissed me on a park bench. I knew we shouldn’t but he would be gone so soon. The next night a homeless guy on a bench nearby hollered at us to get a room, but we couldn’t as we both had fierce landladies.

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See also[edit]

  • PDA (Initialism of public display of affection)

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