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noun as in receiving area

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There, in the foyer of her school, stood her unmasked principal, greeting the hundreds of families who were flocking to a July 29 open house.

Ensure that the foyer light fixture is trendy and takes your breath away.

Two hours later, when I dropped to my knees in the preschool foyer and wrapped my arms around those giggling babies, I had decided I was done worrying.

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The foyer was deserted on the day I arrived, except for a beautiful sculpture of Ganesha, a Hindu god who is viewed as the patron of the arts.

The closest I got was inside the foyer, where I went to collect one of three recent takeout orders and my temperature was taken near the host stand.

Small rooms off its graffiti-covered foyer provide shelter from the thick rain that can unexpectedly, and vengefully, hit.

In his rendition Charlie Sheen stands in a foyer and overturns a bucket filled with checks, not ice water.

He was always talking about it, whenever we'd go into a bank foyer.

I was sitting in a foyer called the “Diplomatic Reception Room” when President Obama walked in.

By far the most impressive piece of art was the bronze bust of Ennis in the foyer.

The foyer resembled in these conditions a ball-room, cleared for the dance, before the guests or the music had arrived.

She led him upstairs and along the foyer past Ralphie's room and past the small guest room to their bedroom.

In another moment we had crossed the tiny foyer and were standing within the artist's sanctuary.

The sensitive man paused for a moment in the foyer, sweeping the big circular room with a hurried glance.

His cab jolted to a stop and Reggie threw a bill at the driver and leaped out and raced into the foyer of his building.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foyer, such as: lobby, vestibule, antechamber, anteroom, reception, and entrance hall.

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