high-ceilinged

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj high-ceilinged having a higher than normal ceiling
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Usage

In literature:

The great, high-ceilinged room upstairs had taken on the look of home.
"Dawn O'Hara, The Girl Who Laughed" by Edna Ferber
Barbara's studio was a large, high-ceilinged room, whose north wall was almost entirely composed of glass.
"The Penalty" by Gouverneur Morris
It was the same vast, high-ceilinged room with windows reaching to heaven.
"Là-bas" by J. K. Huysmans
Rand rose from the supper-table and led the way into the dim, high-ceilinged room that served him as study and library.
"Lewis Rand" by Mary Johnston
A single lamp on a table in the middle of the high-ceilinged room shed a narrow circle of light that deepened the shadows of the walls.
"A Hoosier Chronicle" by Meredith Nicholson
We were in a high-ceilinged, very long room, having seven sides.
"Caves of Terror" by Talbot Mundy
Opening from the sides of the salon, front and rear, were four large, roomy, high-ceilinged chambers.
"Ray's Daughter" by Charles King
They walked across the high-ceilinged lobby toward the desk.
"Stand by for Mars!" by Carey Rockwell
It was a pleasant room, long and low-ceilinged, with oak beams and high panelled doors.
"Hunter's Marjory" by Margaret Bruce Clarke
Peering out, Dark saw that they were near the ceiling of a large, high-ceilinged room.
"Rebels of the Red Planet" by Charles Louis Fontenay
Barrent recovered consciousness in a dim, high-ceilinged room.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
It was a high-ceilinged room nearly triangular in shape, thirty feet possibly at its greatest width.
"The Girl in the Golden Atom" by Raymond King Cummings
All of logs, high ceilinged, with smoked rafters stained like an old meerschaum pipe.
"The Black Wolf Pack" by Dan Beard
Mrs. Mortimer stopped her restless pace up and down the old-fashioned, high-ceilinged room, and made a gesture for silence.
"The Squirrel-Cage" by Dorothy Canfield
Mrs. Holt conducted her into a large, high-ceilinged, old-fashioned room.
"IT and Other Stories" by Gouverneur Morris
After making sure that their bags were in the drawing room, Janet and Helen went into the great, high ceilinged dining room in the station.
"Janet Hardy in Radio City" by Ruthe S. Wheeler
There is a flash, and the high-ceilinged room reverberates as with the booming of cannon.
"Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist" by Alexander Berkman
A row of ornate heavy chairs was lined up against the east wall of the high-ceilinged room.
"The Red Debt" by Everett MacDonald
Though the rooms there were not high-ceilinged they had such large windows that plenty of air was assured.
"The Motor Girls at Camp Surprise" by Margaret Penrose
The library was a large, high ceilinged room, darkly paneled and with a smoothly polished floor.
"Ashton Kirk, Secret Agent" by John T. McIntyre
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In poetry:

Memory is on me of the warm dim chambers.
And the laughter of my friends in the huge high-ceilinged hall,
Lectures and the voices of the dons deep-droning,
The things that were so common once — God, I feel them all.
"Oxford From The Trenches" by Ewart Alan Mackintosh

In news:

We are standing inside Marguerite Bierman's newest Williamsport gallery, a modestly sized, high-ceilinged room painted aqua seafoam green on the second floor of the Scottish Rite building.
Basta Pasta 's loftlike layout evokes Iron Chef: From the busy front bar, diners walk a runway through a bustling open kitchen to reach the high-ceilinged dining room.
Dinner Wednesday through Sunday, from 5 pm Bar from 4 p.m. Race Lane occupies a bright, high-ceilinged place on, yes, Race Lane in East Hampton Village, walking distance from the railroad station.
It's a handsome, pop-modern, high-ceilinged space, well-designed and comfortable to relax in.
The large, high-ceilinged room is filled with prospective jurors.
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