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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The multi-room space, which in addition to the large main room, includes a kids cooking space with low tables and chairs, a teen area, a playroom and a lounge with coffee bar, held an open house March 25. Donna Vickroy, Daily Southtown, "Cooking classes, camps and events offered for kids and adults at newly opened Farmhouse Academy in Mokena," 19 June 2018 Those details live within that folder, protected by a plastic sleeve, stashed above his desk in the family’s combo office-playroom. Alex Prewitt,, "The Legend of Z: Zdeno Chara Remains Obsessed in His Pursuit of Outsized Excellence," 3 Apr. 2018 With eight bedrooms and five bathrooms (plus an art studio, gym, and playroom) spread over almost 9,000 square feet, sheer spaciousness is a standout factor here. Jenny Xie, Curbed, "Impressive Arts and Crafts house asks $3.35M outside NYC," 9 July 2018 Currently, the space is being used for additional storage but could easily be turned into an office or playroom. Karen A. Avitabile,, "Property of the Week: 93 Shunpike Road, Cromwell," 26 Oct. 2017 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

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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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