play·​room ˈplā-ˌrüm How to pronounce playroom (audio)
: a room equipped for children to play in

Examples of playroom in a Sentence

Their basement has a playroom.
Recent Examples on the Web The expansive first floor has several connecting rooms, including a large living room with a fireplace, an office space, a playroom, a dining room area and a kitchen. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 14 May 2024 The premier condominium in NoMad provides residents with white-glove services on top of a private library, a fitness room (with a steam room and sauna), and a children’s playroom. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 8 May 2024 How to Use Nanny Cams Safely Placement: To get the most out of your nanny cam’s capabilities, place cameras wherever your children spend most of their time, such as a living area, playroom, or child’s bedroom. Cheryl Fenton, Parents, 4 May 2024 Esti also played in a playroom, while Miles took a selfie with his dad from their airplane seats. Gabrielle Rockson, Peoplemag, 2 Apr. 2024 In addition, there are under-chair baskets that provide even more space to stash toys and supplies, keeping the playroom nice and neat. Samantha McIntyre, Parents, 9 Mar. 2024 The altercation continued in the children’s playroom. Shania Russell,, 26 Mar. 2024 The argument continued in the children’s playroom and Ben-Cohen attempted to call 911. Stephanie Wenger, Peoplemag, 25 Mar. 2024 The renovations took place before the COVID-19 pandemic, but the work included desirable lock-down amenities such as a playroom, work spaces, a home gym and a stylish swimming pool. David Caraccio, Sacramento Bee, 7 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of playroom was in 1819

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“Playroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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