Know Your Next Word : pied-a-terre

11. pied-a-terre :

noun :

a residence, as an apartment, for part-time or temporary use

Usage :

  • These days [Arthur Miller] divides his time between his ample farmhouse in Roxbury, Connecticut and the pied-a-terre in New York.(Deborah Solomon : Goodbye (Again), Norma Jean : The New York Times : Sep 19 - 2004.)

  • They bought a pied-a-terre in London.

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