Associations to the word «Parlour»


PARLOUR, noun. British standard spelling of parlor.
PARLOUR GAME, noun. Any of a number of amusing games played indoors with few props by the members of a social gathering.
PARLOUR GAME, noun. (politics) (figuratively) The use of deliberately nebulous or confusing language.
PARLOUR GAMES, noun. Plural of parlour game
PARLOUR MATCH, noun. A friction match that contains little or no sulphur.
PARLOUR SKATE, noun. (obsolete) A roller skate, particularly one intended for indoor use.

Dictionary definition

PARLOUR, noun. Reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received.
PARLOUR, noun. A room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax.

Wise words

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