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

Windows on three sides allow lots of natural light into this room that would make an ideal home theater, playroom, or office. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: Hilltop location with panoramic views in Dublin," 18 June 2019 The Rachel Zoe for Pottery Barn Kids Collection includes home decor and accessories that are perfect for a nursery or playroom. Monique Valeris, ELLE Decor, "Rachel Zoe Dishes on Her New Pottery Barn Kids Collection," 17 June 2019 From lining the playroom with an old shower curtain so your child can finger paint with abandon to letting him co-opt all the pillows in the house to build a killer fort, figure out ways to make your child's creative chaos tolerable for you. Tehrene Firman, Redbook, "7 Ways You Can Teach Your Kid to Spend Time Alone Without Throwing a Tablet in Their Face," 29 Sep. 2017 But for now, her kids can grab a kid-friendly title from a bookshelf in the family’s playroom before heading into their personal Narnia. Rebekah Lowin, Country Living, "This Narnia-Inspired Reading Nook Is One of the Cutest DIYs Ever," 16 May 2019 Malin himself, the new dad to a pair of twins (check out their Cali-chic playroom!), worked with the upholstery brand to create a 45-piece collection that includes everything from pint-sized seating and headboards to storage ottomans and throws. Emma Bazilian, House Beautiful, "Instagram’s Hottest Photographer Just Launched a Kids’ Line Even Adults Will Love," 25 Apr. 2019 Whether that means going through oils that are leaking in the kitchen, toys that are broken in the playroom, puzzles with missing pieces, etc., these are the items that are easy to get rid of right off the bat. Lucia Tonelli, ELLE Decor, "The Home Edit Founders Share Their Top Organizing Tips for 2019," 29 Jan. 2019 There is a playroom, a media room with a video system and a wine cellar. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Bruce Willis Asks $12.95 Million for New York Country Retreat," 17 Jan. 2019 The day your kids go and do something like start a small business from their playroom. Jeff Bogle, Good Housekeeping, "14 Reasons Parenting Teenagers Is Better Than You Think It Will Be," 10 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of playroom

1819, in the meaning defined above

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: a room for children to play in

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