- A place in a hotel, restaurant, depot or other place of public accommodation where patrons may leave their luggage, articles of wearing apparel, or small items of personalty for safekeeping.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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checkroom — ☆ checkroom [chek′ro͞om΄ ] n. [see CHECK (vt. 7)] a room in which hats, coats, baggage, parcels, etc. may be left in safekeeping until called for … English World dictionary
checkroom — noun Date: 1900 a room at which baggage, parcels, or clothing can be left for safekeeping … New Collegiate Dictionary
checkroom — /chek roohm , room /, n. a room where hats, coats, parcels, etc., may be checked. [1895 1900, Amer.; CHECK1 + ROOM] * * * … Universalium
checkroom — noun A place where outdoor clothing or luggage may be temporarily stored … Wiktionary
checkroom — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. parcel room, cloakroom, locker, baggage room, left luggage office (British); see also closet , room 2 … English dictionary for students
checkroom — check|room [ˈtʃek rum, ru:m] n AmE a place in a restaurant, theatre etc where you can leave your coat, bags etc to be guarded British Equivalent: cloakroom … Dictionary of contemporary English
checkroom — check|room [ tʃek,ru:m ] noun count AMERICAN a room in a restaurant or other public place where you can leave your coat, hat, bag, etc. so that someone will guard them. British cloakroom: COAT CHECK, CLOAKROOM, HATCHECK … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
checkroom — n. room where luggage or clothing is left for safekeeping, cloakroom … English contemporary dictionary
checkroom — noun (C) AmE a place in a restaurant, theatre etc where you can leave your coat, bags etc to be guarded; cloakroom (1): BrE … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
checkroom — check•room [[t]ˈtʃɛkˌrum, ˌrʊm[/t]] n. a room where hats, coats, parcels, etc., may be checked • Etymology: 1895–1900, amer … From formal English to slang
checkroom — /ˈtʃɛkrum/ (say chekroohm) noun US 1. a left luggage office. 2. a cloakroom … Australian English dictionary