Adjective "Galleried" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Galleried


    Definition:

    1. a raised area, often having a stepped or sloping floor, in a theater, church, or other public building to accommodate spectators, exhibits, etc.

    2. the uppermost of such areas in a theater, usually containing the cheapest seats.

    3. the occupants of such an area in a theater.

    4. the general public, especially when regarded as having popular or uncultivated tastes.

    5. any group of spectators or observers, as at a golf match, a Congressional session, etc.

    6. a room,

    Origin:
    gallery

    Examples:

    "landings can be galleried."

    "wings can be galleried."

    "studies can be galleried."

    "rooms can be galleried."

    "naves can be galleried."

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