A small room or area leading to a larger room or area.
The word 'anteroom' is derived from the latin word 'ante' meaning 'before' and 'room' meaning 'a place to stay.'.
- The anteroom was used as a waiting area for guests.
- The anteroom served as a buffer between the main room and the outside world.
- The anteroom was decorated with antique furniture and paintings.
- The anteroom was the perfect place for a quiet conversation before dinner.
- The anteroom was used for storage and was cluttered with boxes and furniture.