play·room | \ ˈplā-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of playroom 

: a room equipped for children to play in

Examples of playroom in a Sentence

Their basement has a playroom.

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Feigin explained that every detail — down to the shower heads and the stadium’s family room and playroom for young children — can be an edge when courting free agents. Malika Andrews,, "A city divided: Bucks see new arena as downtown melting pot," 28 June 2018 In the office/playroom, the walls and ceiling have been painted a rich canyon red. Neal J. Leitereg,, "Soleil Moon Frye and Jason Goldberg list pedigreed Hancock Park home for sale," 10 May 2018 At the Max, tenants also must pay $50 to use the Max’s 50,000 square feet of amenities, which includes a full-size basketball court, a children’s playroom, and four roof decks. New York Times, "New Apartment Tower Will Be One of City’s Biggest," 4 May 2018 There is a large room that could be a playroom or living room for an au pair with an adjacent bedroom and bath and a door opening to the expansive backyard. Joan Walden,, "59 Lord Davis Lane, Avon," 8 Mar. 2018 The best illustrations can be found in children’s books, so why not take the family favorites and display them in the nursery or playroom? Sunset, "10 Ways to Decorate with Books," 22 Jan. 2018 Doctors and lawyers who have been inside the shelters described seeing playrooms full of crying preschoolers. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "Trump Administration Keeps Babies and Toddlers in ‘Tender Age’ Shelters," 20 June 2018 This was the stuff gigantic, overstyled playroom dreams were made of. Joanna Saltz, House Beautiful, "Here's How To Make Your Playroom Teepee An Outdoor Playhouse," 6 June 2018 The sun room was used as a playroom and the second floor, where the guest rooms are today, was split into two apartments. Patti Restivo, Howard County Times, "A classsic reborn," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of playroom

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of playroom was in 1819

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English Language Learners Definition of playroom

: a room for children to play in

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