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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One of the two rooms—a playroom—given over to her children, Valeria, 8, and 5-year-old twins, Viola and Vittoria, is painted green. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "Reviving the Heart of Rome by Adding Nordic Style," 15 Jan. 2019 In the kids’ playroom, a fun geometric pendant light by Ladies & Gentleman Studio hangs overhead. Asad Syrkett, Curbed, "Year in Curbed: The best of House Calls," 26 Dec. 2018 The villa offers spacious common areas to socialize and entertain, a playroom with something for everyone, and a private pool with sunset views. Lindsay Silberman, Town & Country, "The Best Room At...Andronis Concept Santorini," 13 Sep. 2018 The top floor boasts a 3-bedroom arrangement that could be easily transformed into a playroom with a pair of childrens' bedrooms, should the Williams-Ohanian family continue to expand. ELLE Decor, "Serena Williams Just Picked Up A Spanish-Inspired Mansion In Beverly Hills For $6.6 Million," 2 Nov. 2017 This week's project involved turning her old office space into a playroom for her three daighters. Wendy Manwarren Generes, Country Living, "How to Dye Your Own Curtains," 22 July 2014 Set behind gates in the Westlake Village neighborhood, the 1993 Mediterranean compound contains such standout features as Brazilian rosewood flooring, tiled fireplaces, an elevator, a playroom and a state-of-the-art home theater. Neal J. Leitereg, The Seattle Times, "Filmmaker hopes to make a splash with sale of compound with two pools," 9 Oct. 2018 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

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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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