mud·​room ˈməd-ˌrüm How to pronounce mudroom (audio)
: 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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Think of it as a cross between a mudroom and a bathroom. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 2 Mar. 2023 There is also a mudroom and a large utility room with access to a side yard/dog run area. Dallas News, 9 Feb. 2023 Serving as a mudroom, laundry room, and storage area, this small space does it all. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 24 Aug. 2022 The kitchen sink drain, the couch slipcover, and the mudroom floors can all be tackled with the vinegar sitting in your pantry right now. Alyssa Longobucco, House Beautiful, 1 May 2023 Hung from bright yellow hooks and personalized with wooden letters, these wicker baskets (a mix of picnic and fishing) transform mudroom chaos into calm. Laurren Welch, Country Living, 17 Apr. 2023 The kitchen and great room also have a second set of stairs and are close to an oversized two-car garage, a mudroom and a bath. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 26 Nov. 2022 There's also a number of decorative ideas that will transform your entryway and reinvent your mudroom. Alyssa Gautieri, Good Housekeeping, 30 Sep. 2022 The main level also includes an office, guest suite, laundry room, mudroom, half-bath and sunroom. cleveland, 13 Aug. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of mudroom was circa 1950

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Cite this Entry

“Mudroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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