Adjective "salon" definition and examples

(Salon may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈsalɒn/

Definitions and examples

noun

An establishment where a hairdresser, beautician, or couturier conducts trade.
  1. as modifier 'a hairdressing salon'
  2. 'Botox injections, which reduce worry lines and crow's feet, are available from beauty clinics, hairdressing salons and at Botox parties held in homes.'
  3. 'Tutors boast that at the college's Top To Toe hairdressing and beauty training salons, punters get as good a result as in a professional salon - but it might take a bit longer.'
A reception room in a large house.
  1. 'The accommodation comprises a fully fitted farmhouse kitchen, salon, dining room, three bedrooms, cellar, and floored loft.'
  2. 'The grand salon of this superb house is in the white and gold and carved work of the days of Napoleon I.'
  3. 'He returned for a time to the intellectual salons of Paris and then served as French consul in New York City from 1783 to 1790, after which he returned permanently to France.'
  4. 'Her daughter conducted a salon that became a gathering place for the writers, artists, and musicians of the Harlem Renaissance.'
  5. 'Women were not absent from high politics because of the importance of salons in French political life, where hostesses like Juliette Adam played the central role.'
  6. 'She regularly holds literary salons and provides a hospitable setting and has done so for many years.'
  7. 'He holds informal salons at which artists are encouraged to bring work for his critique.'
An annual exhibition of the work of living artists held by the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in Paris from 1648, originally in the Salon d'Apollon in the Louvre.
  1. 'Throughout his career Huet exhibited regularly at the Salons of the Academie royale, although from 1779 to 1785 he was increasingly concerned with the decorative arts.'
  2. 'In their heyday in the 19th century exhibitions like the Salon and the Summer Show were events of great social and artistic importance.'

More definitions

1. a drawing room or reception room in a large house.

2. an assembly of guests in such a room, especially an assembly, common during the 17th and 18th centuries, consisting of the leaders in society, art, politics, etc.

3. a hall or place used for the exhibition of works of art.

4. a shop, business, or department of a store offering a specific product or service, especially one catering to a fashionable clientele

More examples(as adjective)

"products can be salon."

"businesses can be salon."

"whiles can be salon."

"treatments can be salon."

"suppliers can be salon."

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Origin

Late 17th century: from French (see saloon).