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
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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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