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Meaning of FOYER

Pronunciation:  'foyur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a large entrance or reception room or area
 

FOYER is a 5 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: antechamber, anteroom, entrance hall, hall, lobby, vestibule
 
 See Also: building, edifice, narthex, room

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Foy`er"\, n. [F., fr. LL. focarium fireplace. See
{Focus}, n.]
1. A lobby in a theater; a greenroom.

2. The crucible or basin in a furnace which receives the
   molten metal. --Knight.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ancestral halls, chimney corner, entrance, entrance hall, entranceway, entry, entryway, family homestead, fireplace, fireside, galilee, hearth, hearth and home, hearthstone, home, home place, home roof, home sweet home, homestead, household, ingle, inglenook, ingleside, lobby, menage, narthex, paternal roof, portal, portico, propylaeum, roof, rooftree, stoa, threshold, toft, vestibule
 

 

 

 

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