from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An efficiency apartment.
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- noun UK A very small
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- noun a tiny flat
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When I looked up, I was half-surprised not to find myself in a Hull flatlet with brown chairs, one of Larkin's "gin drinks" in my hand.
My previous (non-)comment was on the woes of buying a flat (or a ‘flatlet’, in our case) in the big city.
The flatlet we stayed in was lovely though, as was the scenery.
I'll Love Man... Kerron Cross 2006
The October 1998 survey showed that about 76 percent of households were living in formal dwellings like a house on a separate stand, a flat in a block of flats, a townhouse or a brick room or flatlet in
By that time Ross and Fiona were going steady, she had given up all ideas of modelling for hairdresser training and they had moved together into a studio flatlet.
Piranha to Scurfy & Other Stories Rendell, Ruth 2000
The property also has a two-bedroomed flatlet with a shower and separate toilet, a laundry, domestic quarters with a shower and toilet, and a log cabin, which currently serves as an office.
An adequate salary would be paid and there was the use of a small flatlet.
The Chain Of Destiny Neels, Betty 1989
There's a caretaker living in the basement and a small flatlet on the top floor which goes with the job.
Stormy Springtime Neels, Betty 1987
There were blood stains on the curtain of their flatlet.
IOL: News 2010
They live together but separately, in little flatlets under one roof, partially sharing a general kitchen and also having a kitchenette in the flatlet, not getting into each other's way but being around for company and help when needed.
unknown title 2009