man cave


Definition of 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 These items can include personalized drink ware, snacks, cookware, beer, man cave must-haves and so much more. Josie Howell |, al, 7 June 2022 The tiny lobby arcade could have doubled as a discount man cave. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 26 Apr. 2022 These spaces, which include built-ins, could easily be transformed into a reading nook, a library, a man cave, a game room or an office. Karen A. Avitabile,, 5 Apr. 2022 How much dramatic juice remains to be squeezed from Bruce Wayne, the chumless billionaire, brooding over his man cave and his gaggle of gizmos? The New Yorker, 3 Mar. 2022 Mirror reported that the pair hit up Tom's hometown in January to visit his parents and collect the keys to their new home, which will include a gym, movie theater, and a man cave. Samantha Olson, Seventeen, 4 Feb. 2022 Ornaments dangle from the Christmas tree in the man cave: ceramic disks with photos of Lindsey, Vincent and their children alongside little footballs and football helmets. New York Times, 16 Dec. 2021 Alone in his man cave, Burnham taped himself over months of quarantine—looking, like many of us, increasingly haggard and despairing—even counting down the seconds to his thirtieth birthday on camera. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, 30 Nov. 2021 Stefanski, of course, was confined to his man cave with the virus while the Browns were busy beating the Steelers 48-37 in the Wild Card game in January. cleveland, 17 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of man cave

1992, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jun 2022

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“Man cave.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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