play·​room | \ ˈplā-ˌrüm How to pronounce playroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of playroom

: a room equipped for children to play in

Examples of playroom in a Sentence

Their basement has a playroom.
Recent Examples on the Web Features of the playroom: A stage, with assorted instruments; a toy grocery store; an arts, crafts, and costumes closet; a homework section; a toy ice cream parlor; a projector for movie nights. Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Chicago West Tried Out Mom Kim Kardashian's Heels in the Cutest Video," 12 Mar. 2020 But the two-year-old has more in store: Quite literally, Chi has her own ice cream parlor and supermarket in the playroom, replete with its own station to ring up her customers, shopping carts and a pantry of plastic food. Heran Mamo, Billboard, "You Have to See Kim Kardashian's Tour of Her Kids' Epic Playroom," 13 Feb. 2020 As any parent knows, young children won’t play independently in a separate space for years, and not everyone has the space for a dedicated playroom. Sarah Vukalovic,, "A mother of invention: Little Nomad’s chic solution to cushion tots at play," 14 Oct. 2019 The second floor includes two bedrooms, a playroom and a reading nook with windows. Dallas News, "Home of the Week spotlights Classic Urban Homes," 5 Apr. 2020 For amenities, there’s a theater, a wine cellar, a gym, a playroom and a rooftop sun deck with sweeping views. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Shia LaBeouf finds new scenery in Pasadena," 4 Apr. 2020 Today, Kim Kardashian-West took to her Instagram Stories to show followers inside her children's playroom. Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "See Inside the Kardashian-West Playroom, Which Has a Concert Stage, Craft Closet, and Grocery Store," 13 Feb. 2020 Jimmy Fallon broadcasted The Tonight Show from his daughters’ playroom; Stephen Colbert put on a suit and tie and presented The Late Show from his bathtub; Samantha Bee had her entire immediate family help bring back Full Frontal from her backyard. Heather Gardner,, "I signed onto EW's Quibi series about late-night TV — and then we all went on lockdown," 6 Apr. 2020 Situated over nearly two acres, the 7,823-square-foot home offers five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, four half bathrooms, playroom, library, wine closet, pool and gardens. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Inside a $7M historic Staub home linked to prominent oilman and Texaco founder Joseph Cullinan," 3 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of playroom

1819, in the meaning defined above

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18 May 2020

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“Playroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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: a room for children to play in

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