man cave


: a room or space (as in a basement) designed according to the taste of the man of the house to be used as his personal area for hobbies and leisure activities

Examples of man cave in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Glitzy amenities range from the aforementioned man cave and a movie theater to a hair salon, a game room, a wet bar, and an eight-car garage. Wendy Bowman, Robb Report, 15 May 2024 The Baddies star and her husband Jacob Payne teamed up with California Closets to transform Payne’s former man cave into the ultimate his-and-hers closet in their six-bedroom, five-bathroom Los Angeles home. Natalia Senanayake, Peoplemag, 4 Apr. 2024 The second hidden room is a custom man cave, a press release notes. Tj MacIas, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 2 Apr. 2024 Mark Zuckerberg's man cave includes a giant projector screen and various video games. Ingrid Vasquez, Peoplemag, 12 Jan. 2024 Read Next National Ultimate man cave with a go-kart track lists in Minnesota. Tj MacIas, Sacramento Bee, 18 Feb. 2024 The 50-year-old immediately rescued his old DJ equipment from storage, wiped off the dust and set up his entertainment man cave. By Cammy Clark, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Below, the lower deck is home to a man cave with a plush lounge, diving station, and floating garage. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 10 Jan. 2024 Gold still has a few unfinished bucket-list items — building a man cave, attending a March Madness game, cruising to Alaska and riding an electric bike. Kyle Melnick, Washington Post, 28 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1992, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of man cave was in 1992

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“Man cave.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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