What is another word for alcove?

Pronunciation: [ˈalkə͡ʊv] (IPA)

An alcove is a recessed area in a room that is often used for seating or storage. Synonyms for alcove include niche, bay, nook, compartment, recess, and bay window. A niche is a small recess in a wall or a corner that is used for displaying or storing objects. A bay is a recessed area or a small room with an opening. A nook is a small, cozy, or secluded corner or space. A compartment is a small, enclosed, or separate area for storing or carrying items. A recess is a small, protected, or secluded area that is set back from the main room. A bay window is a large, projecting window that forms a bay or alcove in a room.

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What are the hypernyms for Alcove?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Alcove?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for alcove (as nouns)

Usage examples for Alcove

They went into the drawing-room together, and half an hour had passed when Mrs. Acton beckoned to Nasmyth, and he followed her into an adjoining alcove.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton
Now suddenly our alcove was filled with a raw crimson shine.
"The Debit Account"
Oliver Onions
One corner of the yard where there was a natural alcove curving in among the shrubs, she picked out for the wedding itself.
"Entertaining Made Easy"
Emily Rose Burt

Famous quotes with Alcove

  • When I was living in New York and didn't have a penny to my name, I would walk around the streets and occasionally I would see an alcove or something. And I'd think, that'll be good, that'll be a good spot for me when I'm homeless.
    Larry David

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