Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

recreation room

noun

Simple Definition of recreation room

  • : a public room in a school, hospital, etc., that is used for games and social activities

  • : a room in a house that is used for playing games, watching television, etc.

Full Definition of recreation room

  1. 1 :  a room (as a rumpus room) used for recreation and relaxation —called also rec room

  2. 2 :  a public room (as in a hospital) for recreation and social activities

1854

First Known Use of recreation room

1854

Rhymes with recreation room


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up recreation room? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

duvet spindrift pince-nez kittly-benders
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ