mud·​room | \ ˈməd-ˌrüm How to pronounce mudroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of mudroom

: a room in a house designed especially for the shedding of dirty or wet footwear and clothing and located typically off the kitchen or in the basement

Examples of mudroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Easy-to-reach hooks in the cheery mudroom organize coats and bags. Nancy Richman Milligan, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Oct. 2021 Enter through a mudroom area into a living room with fireplace and hardwood floors., 10 July 2021 Stripes expand living spaces visually, reshaping and elongating their height or width; try them in a small space, like a powder room or mudroom. Shivani Vyas, Better Homes & Gardens, 10 Nov. 2021 The house, which also has a mudroom with a dog shower, a deep pour unfinished basement and a large deck, sits on a 0.47-acre lot. Bob Goldsborough,, 8 Nov. 2021 Improvements include a remodeled gourmet kitchen and mudroom. oregonlive, 26 Oct. 2021 After moving in, Curtis upgraded the kitchen, cabinets, mudroom, appliances and countertops; expanded the master bedroom; and renovated the master bathroom, according to the real estate listing. Kolbie Peterson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Nov. 2021 The sunny Dutch door opens to a neat and tidy mudroom. Sarah Alba, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Oct. 2021 The living room, dining room, den, home office, laundry, mudroom, and primary suite round out the main level. cleveland, 19 July 2021

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First Known Use of mudroom

circa 1950, in the meaning defined above

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16 Jan 2022

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“Mudroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of mudroom

: a room at an entrance to a house where people can leave wet or dirty shoes and clothing


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