Definition of inglenook noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɪŋɡlnʊk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪŋɡlnʊk//
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a space at either side of a large fireplace where you can sit Word Origin late 18th cent.: from Scots ingle ‘fire’ or ‘fireplace’ + nook.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inglenook