playhouse

noun
play·​house | \ ˈplā-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce playhouse (audio) \

Definition of playhouse

2 : a small house for children to play in

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Examples of playhouse in a Sentence

they're renovating the old playhouse and adding extra screens
Recent Examples on the Web The cat wanders into the playhouse under the willow, in which Gretyl has built a cave of wool blankets. Rebecca Curtis, The New Yorker, "Hansa and Gretyl and Piece of Shit," 9 Nov. 2020 The primary suite offers views of the backyard, which features an artist’s studio and greenhouse, a garden, a playhouse and a pool. Dallas News, "Firm: Buy your next home before the year ends," 8 Nov. 2020 As soon as that was done, his son, Michael, designed a playhouse, complete with a skull and crossbones over the door. Laura Johnston, cleveland, "Home improvement projects boom while we’re stuck at home during coronavirus pandemic," 9 Nov. 2020 For more information about the playhouse, visit HomeAid’s website at www.homeaidhouston.org. Houston Chronicle, "HomeAid Project Playhouse joins event lineup at CityCentre," 22 Aug. 2020 First America constructed Mission Control playhouse, that is raising funds to ensure HomeAid will continue their mission ‘to build new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach’. Houston Chronicle, "Project Playhouse debuts at The Woodlands Children's Museum," 3 Oct. 2020 Khloé filmed her daughter cleaning the windows of the playhouse and was heard chuckling in the background of the clip. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, "Stormi Webster, True Thompson, Chicago West & Dream Kardashian Are the Cutest Family Band," 12 Sep. 2020 The playhouse is also air conditioned and includes electricity. Houston Chronicle, "Project Playhouse debuts at The Woodlands Children's Museum," 3 Oct. 2020 The playhouse has been among the more creative companies in finding ways to do shows while their venue is closed, including outdoor performances at Auer Farm, the Hill-Stead Museum and Dunkin' Donuts Park. Michael Hamad, courant.com, "After surprise Phase 3 announcement, some theaters, concerts venues ready to open, others to stay closed," 26 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of playhouse

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of playhouse was before the 12th century

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24 Nov 2020

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“Playhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/playhouse. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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playhouse

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English Language Learners Definition of playhouse

: a small house for children to play in

playhouse

noun
play·​house | \ ˈplā-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce playhouse (audio) \

Kids Definition of playhouse

1 : a small house for children to play in

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