home theater


: an entertainment system for the home that usually consists of a large television with video components (such as a DVD player and VCR) and an audio system offering surround sound

Examples of home theater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to the home theater, the lower level has a guest suite, wet bar and exercise space. Jeastman, oregonlive, 14 Sep. 2023 Now through Sunday, October 29th, Sonos is taking up to 20 percent off various home theater sets, offering you a chance to save up to $385 on some of the best soundbars in the market. Sheena Vasani, The Verge, 27 Oct. 2023 Barry pointed to gaming, home theaters and phones as possible growth categories. Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN, 29 Aug. 2023 Shoppers right now are spending conservatively after moving up purchases for home theaters and offices in the early days of the pandemic. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 19 Oct. 2023 The home has seven bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, a regulation-size basketball court, a home theater and an eight-car garage. Mitchell Parton, Dallas News, 4 Sep. 2023 There are four ensuite bedrooms, a home gym, a state-of-the-art home theater, and a heated garage that will accommodate six cars. Mark David, Robb Report, 6 Oct. 2023 By this estimate, the upkeep for Castro’s $25.5 million Hollywood Hills home—which has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a game room, wine cellar, home theater, wet bar, gym, cold plunge, steam shower, and sauna—will cost $255,000 to over $1 million annually. Paige Hagy, Fortune, 19 Sep. 2023 On Target View On Walmart Whether your parents are looking to create a home theater or want a way to watch movies outdoors, this portable smart projector is a great gift option. Jenna Clark, Better Homes & Gardens, 6 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1982, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of home theater was in 1982

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“Home theater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20theater. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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