playhouse

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

Definition of playhouse

1 : theater
2 : a small house for children to play in

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Synonyms for playhouse

Synonyms

cinema, theater (or theatre)

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Examples of playhouse in a Sentence

they're renovating the old playhouse and adding extra screens

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On Twitter, Teigen chronicled the building of Luna’s new playhouse in their backyard. Vogue, "Chrissy Teigen’s Daughter Is Already, Adorably Following in Her Mom’s Chef Footsteps," 29 Mar. 2019 But the little playhouse and nature playground at the Wehr Nature Center are the perfect size! 8. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "100 things to do with your kids (from babies to teenagers) in the summer in Milwaukee," 21 May 2018 Target has devoted extra space at 500 of its stores for bigger toys like electric cars, playhouses and musical instruments as well as adding nearly 200 more products. Anne D'innocenzio, The Seattle Times, "Retailers aim to pick up business from defunct, dying rivals," 21 Nov. 2018 Katie Holmes reportedly bought daughter Suri a $24,000 luxury playhouse for Christmas in 2012. Stacey Grant, Seventeen, "14 Most Outrageous and Bizarre Christmas Gifts Celebs Have Given Each Other," 7 Nov. 2018 The Ashton Woods team named the playhouse the School House of Inspiration. Houston Chronicle, "HomeAid Project Playhouse arrives at Minute Maid June 18," 10 June 2018 The solution is simple: call her husband from the playhouse and tell him she's stuck at work. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 7 Recap: Bernadette Hides From Her Kids," 1 Nov. 2018 That's because the real highlight of the episode was Bernadette using Halley and Michael's playhouse as a hideaway from her kids. Jessica Radloff, Glamour, "The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 7 Recap: Bernadette Hides From Her Kids," 1 Nov. 2018 Opened in 1920, the Times Square Theater was one of several Broadway playhouses clustered on the block between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. Keiko Morris, WSJ, "Final Holdout of Times Square’s Rejuvenation to Get $100 Million Makeover," 18 Sep. 2018

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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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playhouse

noun

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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