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 From a makeup cabinet in disarray to an overflowing sock drawer that can barely open to a playroom full of toys with nowhere to go, these messes take a toll on our overall psyche and happiness. Courtney Thompson, CNN Underscored, "38 products to organize every corner of your home," 7 Apr. 2021 Then, the boys are stripped down to their diapers and crawl around the playroom while Chris reads a story. Nataly Keomoungkhoun, Dallas News, "The Marr, the merrier: Identical quadruplet North Texas boys celebrate 1st birthdays," 8 Apr. 2021 The new playroom has been a hit with the kids and moms alike., "Most-wanted COVID-19 home renovations: More space, touchless faucets, and ... putting greens?," 26 Mar. 2021 This is a great tent for families with small children as the separate screen room can be set up to watch movies or as a playroom while mom and dad still have a little privacy in the other section. Fiona Tapp, CNN Underscored, "All the gear you need for a great outdoor staycation," 26 Mar. 2021 Chau has worked with Elephants on tasks as big as creating open shelving, toy storage, and closets for a kids’ playroom and as small as repainting the doors on kitchen cabinets. Diana Budds, Curbed, "The Best Custom Woodworkers in New York," 29 Mar. 2021 Last March, Maira Wenzel was toggling between keeping her two kids on task with online school and taking work calls in her children's playroom, which was a quiet place away from her husband -- who was fielding his own work calls. Anna Bahney, CNN, "How four working mothers are doing a year into the pandemic," 24 Mar. 2021 Families will have access to bath facilities, a family room, a teaching kitchen, children’s playroom and a dining room. Chron, "Work continues on First America Homes and HomeAid charity project," 20 Mar. 2021 What was once a small, awkward spot at the top of the stairs is now her son Don's playroom. Sarah Wolf Halverson, Better Homes & Gardens, "Easy DIY Projects and a Rainbow of Color Add Sunny Style to This 1905 Victorian Home," 16 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of playroom

1819, in the meaning defined above

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3 May 2021

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“Playroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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: a room for children to play in

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