Make room, and let him stand before our face.Shak.
Syn. Space; compass; scope; latitude.
(Room) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Roomed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rooming.] To occupy a room or rooms; to
lodge; as, they arranged to room together.
(Room), a. [AS. rum.] Spacious; roomy. [Obs.]
No roomer harbour in the place.Chaucer.
(Room"age) n. [From Room. CF. Rummage.] Space; place; room. [Obs.] Sir H. Wotton.
(Room"er) n. A lodger. [Colloq.]
(Room"er) adv. [See Room, a.] At a greater distance; farther off. [Obs.] Sir J. Harrington.
(Room"ful) a. Abounding with room or rooms; roomy. "A roomful house." [R.] Donne.
(Room"ful), n.; pl. Roomfuls As much or many as a room will hold; as, a roomful of men.
(Room"i*ly) adv. Spaciously.
(Room"i*ness), n. The quality or state of being roomy; spaciousness; as, the roominess of a
(Room"less), a. Being without room or rooms. Udall.
(Room"mate`) n. One of twe or more occupying the same room or rooms; one who shares
the occupancy of a room or rooms; a chum.
(Room"some) a. Roomy. [Obs.] Evelyn.
(Roomth) n. Room; space. [Obs.] Drayton.
(Roomth"y) a. Roomy; spacious. [Obs.] Fuller.
(Room"y) a. Having ample room; spacious; large; as, a roomy mansion; a roomy deck. Dryden.
(Roon) a. & n. Vermilion red; red. [R.]
Her face was like the lily roon.J. R. Drake.
(Roop) n. See Roup. [Prov. Eng.]
(Roor"back, Roor"bach) n. A defamatory forgery or falsehood published for purposes of
political intrigue. [U.S.]
The word originated in the election canvass of 1844, when such a forgery was published, to the detriment
of James K. Polk, a candidate for President, purporting to be an extract from the "Travels of Baron Roorbach."
(Roo"sa oil`) The East Indian name for grass oil. See under Grass.